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Old 11-28-2008, 11:27 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
 
Default Bug#367026: linux-image-2.6.15-1-486: HID sermouse driver fails to detect Logitech mouse on ttyS0

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 05:35:45PM -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.15-1-486
> Version: 2.6.15-8
> Severity: normal
>
>
> Using the mousedev module doesn't work with sermouse, for my mouse (the
> mouse is not detected, as evidenced by udev not create a new
> /dev/input/mouse0 when modprobe sermouse is performed, and X loading,
> but with a frozen mouse pointer (because /dev/input/mice always exists
> when mousedev is in use, but there really isn't a detected mouse).
>
> My mouse is an old Logitech (which uses the Microsoft protocol, when
> using /dev/ttyS0 for X) PS/2 mouse with a PS/2 mouse to serial computer
> adapter (which works, since specifying /dev/ttyS0 and Microsoft mode
> results in a working mouse for X).
>
> This is probably an upstream issue, as I found one reference while
> Googling. Unfortunately there didn't seem to be any followups, only an
> indication that it didn't work. The URL of that message is:
>
> http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0312.2/0778.html

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?

Cheers,
Moritz



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