Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 80123
USB mouse hangs during certain program loads
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
I'm using a MS Optical Intellimouse
(http://shop.microsoft.com/Referral/Productinfo.asp?siteID=11139), and whenever
I try to perform a more intensive operation such as goto System
Preferences>Packages, the mouse hangs and completely stops responding (as soon
as the Packages window begins to load).
I've had the problem replicate at least twice, and it has also occurred while
trying to install Lexmark Z55se drivers from a terminal window as super user
(run the installation command, an installer comes up with a EULA agree license,
i click on Accept, and mouse hangs).
There was at least 1 occasion where it appeared the computer itself had stopped
responding, i couldn't get Alt+Tab to work, so i'm not sure exactly what the
problem is, because i don't think it's fully limited to the mouse. Oh, and on a
few occasions, i would be just looking at articles on a webpage, etc, and the
mouse would hang, so it could be that a driver is flaky, but i'm not familiar
enough to know for sure.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Proceed to Redhat Start Menu>System Settings>Packages.
2.Click on Packages.
3.It begins to load, and then almost appears to freeze. I hit Alt+Tab to test
computer lockup or just mouse, Keyboard is responding (and programs), but mouse
isn't moving at all. Mouse works find in WindowsXP
Actual Results: Mouse Fails
Expected Results: Mouse should continue to function properly
1800+ Athlon XP oc'ed to 1.67ghz (temps are low, around 39degC, so stability is
not a problem)
MSI KT3 Ultra2 R motherboard (w/ alsa drivers installed for the vt8235 onboard
ATI Radeon 9700 128mb (w/ latest ATI Linux drivers installed)
256mb Samsung PC2700 333mhz ram
60gb 60GXP IBM hdd
if you need any more info, email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or
I have full package options installed on my computer, and all updates installed.
Anything interesting in dmesg, after <Alt>F1 and logging in text mode?
since that was around 5-6 months ago, i've already uninstalled redhat, and am
now using the whole harddrive for winxp, instead of the dual-boot that i had
OK. I'll close it with worksforme for the time being.
Please file a new one if you get around to re-trying Linux one day and it fails.