Left mouse button stops working periodically

Roger K. Wells ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com
Thu Jul 1 12:59:07 UTC 2010

On 06/30/2010 09:05 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 06/30/2010 11:01 AM, Genes MailLists wrote:
>> On 06/30/2010 09:38 AM, Wendell Nichols wrote:
>>> 3 times in about as many weeks my left mouse button has ceased to
>>> function.  I cannot associate this with any particular activity.
>>> Because you can't do much without that button I have to reboot my laptop
>>> to get out of it.  This mouse is a bluetooth mouse, but while the
>>> problem exists the builtin mice don't work either.
>>> Has anyone else seen this problem?
>>> Does anyone have a way to track down the source of this problem?
>>> My system is:
>>> lenovo thinkpad t61p
>>> fedora 12 (64 bit)
>>> using gnome desktop
>>      I have a different problem on T61p tho possibly related - I use 2
>> different BT mice.
>>     Since installing f13, there are times when the mouse gets disconnected
>> from the laptop (both mice, 1 brand new). I have to power cycle the
>> mouse to get f13 to see it again then all is well. Happens in mid use
>> ... suddenly light goes from blue to green on mouse - nothing in log file.
>>      However while mouse is working _ get a ton of messages like this:
>>     kernel: btusb_bulk_complete: hci0 urb ffff88010f94ed80 failed to
>> resubmit (1)
> That Bluetooth mouse problem is a side effect of some ill-advised power
> management in the kernel.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570291
> That bug doesn't seem to be getting any attention, but there is a partial
> workaround in Comment 22.
This workaraound works but when the machine comes back from
hibernate or suspend the problem comes back with it. Does
anyone know where to put the script so it will execute in these
roger wells

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