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Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:32 am

So i finally got around to unpacking the box that my Fuel came in about 12 months ago.. :( and finally had the time to boot it up.
Was a bit hit and miss at first, not sure what the standard config file is set at, but it would not display anything at all on any of my screens and then did the red/withe/off/on/red/white thing...

after a lot of reading i found that its possible that the Fuel doesn't like my USB keyboard/mouse.. ok grab the ones from my Octane and plug them in..

GREAT!! continues booting and finally i can see some garbled crap on the screen.

shut down and go through my collection of monitors to find one that likes its rez.. Sony Playstation screen comes up trump and i can finally watch it boot into the 4D user selection window.. Mouse NON responsive...

sigh...

test about 3 different mouses, a few USB ones too, no joy...

log into single user mode and terminal and MV ioconfig.conf (in ETC) to something else in the hope it will generate its own new ioconfig.conf file.

did that, still no mouse action....

can you guys think of anything else??

EDIT:
Ok , when the console comes up where it asks if you want to go into maintenance, the mouse works for just under a second, then freezes, system still works just the mouse freezes.
The result is the same when its plugged in via PS2, or USB, or USB>PS2 adaptor. and over a wide variety of mice.

I vi-ed into ioconfig.conf and there is nothing unusual there.
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby uunix » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:39 am

On start up, there is a period when you can halt the start-up and enter the PROM. Does the mouse work at that point?
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:06 am

Nope. Well it does for just under a second and then freezes.
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby mazzinia » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:18 am

it seems what happened to me when plugged to the kvm ( but only the kvm )
Did you try with a ms intellimouse (ps/2) ?
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:26 am

Nope, haven't got one of those.. might eBay one..
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby uunix » Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:09 pm

Certainly you have a conflict.
Remove all PCi cards, and disconnect the drives (CD, TAPE etc)

Let us know if you get mouse action at the STOP point on boot.
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:44 pm

ok,i do have a few cards in there.. ill give that a shot..
question, does the Fuel need an old school mechanical ball mouse? or will it work with an optical ps2 mouse?
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:18 pm

Hmm. disconnected the dvd drive, removed the Sgi network card and the Sgi audio card.

No cigar, still the same.

Is it possible it doesn't like my keyboard? keyboard seems to work fine? I only have other USB mac keyboards, so can't really test anything else..?

I've got a apple mighty mouse plugged into the USB port/ and ioconfig reports a mouse on USB2, so that seems correct. it also identifies a ps2 keyboard.

they are the only 2 lines now in ioconfig.conf

weird
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:32 pm

there are 2 hard drives in the box, one is not connected...

Weirdest thing.. i unplugged the hard drive, then shook the blue thing that covers the ram/cpu a bit and replugged the hard drive in..

system comes up and i wasn't quick enough to stop it , boots into user select scene and USB mouse works perfect???

WTH???

KInda scared to shut it down now.. lol
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby Vanne » Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:12 am

Lol, ok. systems works fine.. seems the Fuel doesn't like my ps/2 mouse.. USB mighty mouse works fine in USB port.

Geeps, that was a lot of trouble for a mouse..

Thanks for the help guys :)
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Re: Fuel mouse no response.

Unread postby josehill » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:50 am

Vanne wrote:question, does the Fuel need an old school mechanical ball mouse? or will it work with an optical ps2 mouse?


Optical mice work. FYI, also take a look at the wiki page for configuring wheel mouse behavior. http://www.nekochan.net/wiki/Wheel_Mous ... Under_IRIX


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