Left mouse button stops working periodically

Roger K. Wells ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com
Wed Jun 30 16:15:41 UTC 2010

On 06/30/2010 12:01 PM, 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)
I too have random and infrequent BT mouse disconnects and a ton
of the same messages (the source of which I had no clue)
The mouse is Microsoft BT Mouse 5000
uname: Linux rwells-fc #1 SMP Fri Jun 11 
09:38:12 UTC 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

roger wells
>     Happens randomly - never saw this problem with f12 ... I would have
> suspected the mouse but since 1 is brand new it seems less likely.
> Kensington Si670m.
>    gene/

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