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Re: F9: usb mouse not working in X (solved)

On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 04:57 +0100, Patrick wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 04:03 +0100, Patrick wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Just installed F9 x86_64, rebooted into runlevel 3, updated it with no
> > less than 500+ packages (all except xorg-x11-xinit which needs a newer
> > dbus) and rebooted into runlevel 5. I get to firstboot where my usb
> > mouse works but when it continues to boot into regular X the usb mouse
> > no longer works. Known issue? Is there a possible fix? Bugzilla?
> > 
> > When I plug the mouse in /var/log/messages says:
> > usb 2-1: new low speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 4
> > usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> > input: Logitech Optical USB Mouse
> > as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1:1.0/input/input12
> > input,hidraw0: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Logitech Optical USB Mouse] on
> > usb-0000:00:1d.0-1
> Apologies for replying to my own post. I found the solution and it might
> benefit others who encounter this issue.
> What I forgot to mention is that I'm using a laptop with a synaptics
> touchpad and a usb mouse. The configs on F8 & F9 are the same but after
> comparing the log files I noticed that there is a difference in what X
> decides about the touchpad reporting core events. 
> On F8 it says "(**) <default pointer>: always reports core events"
> On F9 it says "(**) <default pointer>: doesn't report core events"
> On F9 in /etc/X11/xorg.conf changing this line:
> InputDevice    "Synaptics" "CorePointer"
> to
> InputDevice    "Synaptics" "AlwaysCore"
> will make the usb mouse work again.

Well that's special.  Something must have changed the semantics of the
"CorePointer" keyword.

Filed a bug for this:

Which will be on the list for F9.

- ajax

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