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tommyboy845
21st January 2008, 11:23 PM
any idea why a usb mouse connected to my laptop would randomly turn off?

if i unplug it and put it in another port it still wont work.

earlier i put a usb thumb drive in and that caused it to stop working.

any ideas why it would turn off like that?? i need to restart fc8 to get it to work again.

stevea
21st January 2008, 11:41 PM
What appears in /var/log/message and the output of "dmesg". My hunch is that it's a hardware issue (some USB ports just won't supply the 15ma or whatever and flake out.

tommyboy845
22nd January 2008, 03:23 AM
ok so i cant really post the dmesg, way to much text and it woont allow me...

also i cant open /var/log/messages...