mouse problem

Jon Mercer jon at trojan-heroes.co.uk
Mon Dec 9 22:41:48 GMT 2002


Roshan Harneker wrote:

>heya's
>
>i recently upgraded to 4.7 stable. ever since my mouse periodically dies
>and needs a restart. and also in dmesg i see the following :
>
>unknown: <PNP0000> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0303> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0f13> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0501> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0501> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0700> can't assign resources
>unknown: <PNP0401> can't assign resources
>
>
>and
>
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (1).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (2).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (3).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: re-enable the mouse.
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (5).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (6).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (7).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (8).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (9).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (10).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (11).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (12).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (13).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (14).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (15).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (16).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (17).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (18).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: discard a byte (19).
>psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
>psmintr: reset the mouse.
>bash-2.05$
>
>
>any ideas ?
>
>ta !
>
>--rh
>
>
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One thought on this is that I sometimes see this when I hit the button 
on my KVM switch, I have always put it down to somthing in FreeBSD not 
handling a short mouse outage as well (or just more transparently) then 
other OSs. Perhaps you have a loose wire in your mouse?

Jon






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