[Wlug] Keyboard and mouse repeatedly disconnect/reconnect

J. R. Mauro jrm8005 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 19:54:33 EDT 2009





On Apr 25, 2009, at 17:01, E Johnson <iris.gates at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is it normal for USB to disconnct/reconnect repeatedly, many times per
> minute?

That sounds fishy, but possible

> Is that still considered random and normal? That's what we
> have here, in the three different computers that I have access to
> today. Not a few times, but zillions of lines in /var/log/messages.
> It's worst in the older PC.
>
> The mice mostly have been pretty standard Logitek versions, nothing
> fancy or unusual.
>
> How can I find out if the lockup is caused by "X fighting over the
> hardware", or by drivers?

Kernel version, distro, output of lsmod?

It looks like you use different event drivers in each setup, but if  
you know which uses which, that could help

>
>
> Thanks,
> Liz J
>
> 2009/4/25 J. R. Mauro <jrm8005 at gmail.com>:
>
>> USB can randomly dis/reconnect and that is normal. The lockup issues
>> could be related to other drivers and/or X fighting over the  
>> hardware.
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