RE: USB mouse jumping

From: Dunlap, Randy (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 11:24:59 EST

> From: Elmer Joandi []
> I dont know, if it is bug or feature, but,
> USB mouse jumps around (between) /dev/input/mouse0 and mouse1
> when taken out and put back in(to same connector), 2.4.0 kernel.
> Annoys, should not be the default behaviour, IMHO.

If USB mice had serial numbers (like some USB storage devices
do), then we could tell that it's the same mouse on the
same connector and not change from mouse0 to mouse1.
Currently it looks like a new device attachment.

One possible solution is for you to use /dev/usb/mice,
which is all USB mice merged into one input stream.

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