Subject: Re: USB mouse goes dark
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/27/2005 04:28:49
I'm very interested in the circumstances involved in this,
since I've never had a mouse go dead myself.

Are there any log messages?

Does switching virtual consoles help?

	-- Lennart

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> I think I'm starting to see similar problems with the mouse that
> others are reporting.  I was running the lastest xorg compiled from
> scratch.
> The machine in question has one of those logitech USB mice with a
> translucent red base.  During normal operation this base section glows
> red and is quite noticeable.  Yesterday the mouse just turned itself
> off.  I didn't even realize that the led power was under software
> control.  
> As others have noted, unpluging and replugging the mouse got it up and
> running again.
> -wolfgang