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vimes
Sorry if this has already been answered but I can't find one ...

I have a microsoft usb wireless mouse (usb dongle)...
starting X with -mouse /dev/input/mouse0 leaves me with a pointer that will only
go up and down when moving mouse left and right. There is no horizontal action
(you know what I mean smile.gif - anyone come across this before or able to suggest a
fix ? Everything appears fine looking through dmesg etc ???
I have confirmed mouse works on laptop etc and a wired usb mouse works fine on
the zaurus ?
Armagon
QUOTE(vimes @ Mar 12 2006, 07:49 AM)
Sorry if this has already been answered but I can't find one ...

I have a microsoft usb wireless mouse (usb dongle)...
starting X with -mouse /dev/input/mouse0 leaves me with a pointer that will only
go up and down when moving mouse left and right. There is no horizontal action
(you know what I mean smile.gif - anyone come across this before or able to suggest a
fix ? Everything appears fine looking through dmesg etc ???
I have confirmed mouse works on laptop etc and a wired usb mouse works fine on
the zaurus ?
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I wonder if your wireless dongle is trying to take more power from the USB port than your Z is willing to provide. As I understand it, the Z provides USB signals, but doesn't provide power to USB devices.

Armagon
Mjolinor
My USB wireless mouse works fine. It draws less current from the port than a conventional wireless optical mouse.
vimes
good point Armagon - I'll try it through usb hub (have to upnplug lots from desktop)
Thanks both for the feedback - this one has been driving me nutty smile.gif
0xDEADBEEF
I have just soldered (or rather my buddy did) mini B host cable and plugged in little transparent acrylic usb mouse I bought at weirstuff. It works just fine. I didnt have to change anything in configuration. It just works, except for scrollwheel.
Kondou
i use microsoft compact optical mouse can work but can't scroll up & down i hop can useing the scroll function how do? sad.gif
karlto
QUOTE(Kondou @ Mar 15 2006, 02:44 AM)
i use microsoft compact optical mouse can work but can't scroll up & down i hop can useing the scroll function how do?  sad.gif
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Sorry, no scrolling available as yet... (requires X recompile)
Armagon
QUOTE(Mjolinor @ Mar 13 2006, 11:36 PM)
My USB wireless mouse works fine. It draws less current from the port than a conventional wireless optical mouse.
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How did you find that out?

[Did the packaging say? Is there a command line tool that tells you about power drain? Did you charge up your Z and time the discharge? Surely you didn't use a hacked USB power cable with a multimeter in the middle? Do tell!]

Armagon
Mjolinor
QUOTE(Armagon @ Mar 14 2006, 09:51 PM)
QUOTE(Mjolinor @ Mar 13 2006, 11:36 PM)
My USB wireless mouse works fine. It draws less current from the port than a conventional wireless optical mouse.
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How did you find that out?

[Did the packaging say? Is there a command line tool that tells you about power drain? Did you charge up your Z and time the discharge? Surely you didn't use a hacked USB power cable with a multimeter in the middle? Do tell!]

Armagon
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I connected an ammeter in series with the power supply and measured it with and without the mouses.

I posted the results on here a few weeks ago.
Armagon
QUOTE(Mjolinor @ Mar 14 2006, 01:36 PM)
QUOTE(Armagon @ Mar 14 2006, 09:51 PM)
QUOTE(Mjolinor @ Mar 13 2006, 11:36 PM)
My USB wireless mouse works fine. It draws less current from the port than a conventional wireless optical mouse.
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How did you find that out?

[Did the packaging say? Is there a command line tool that tells you about power drain? Did you charge up your Z and time the discharge? Surely you didn't use a hacked USB power cable with a multimeter in the middle? Do tell!]

Armagon
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I connected an ammeter in series with the power supply and measured it with and without the mouses.

I posted the results on here a few weeks ago.
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Ah. 3000 Current Draw, Some figures. Very cool. Nice work!

Armagon
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