Input device name - please post yours

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Input device name - please post yours

Post#1 by brokenman » 08 Nov 2015, 21:57

I just encountered a weird situation where a script run durnig startup broke login just because it could not find the correct name of the pointer device.

Can everybody please post the output of:

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grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
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Re: Input device name - please post yours

Post#2 by sean » 08 Nov 2015, 22:20

system #1

sean@win8:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="HD Pro Webcam C920"
N: Name="Logitech USB Receiver"
N: Name="Logitech USB Receiver"
N: Name="HDA Intel Front Headphone"
N: Name="HDA Intel Line Out"
N: Name="HDA Intel Line"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=9"

system #2

sean@seandoze:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="DualPoint Stick"
N: Name="AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"
N: Name="Dell WMI hotkeys"
sean@seandoze:~$

system #3 (last :-)

guest@win-10:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="ALPS PS/2 Device"
N: Name="AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint"
N: Name="Dell WMI hotkeys"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="Integrated_Webcam_1.3M"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"
guest@win-10:~$

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Post#3 by aus9 » 08 Nov 2015, 22:52

Tower= my precious

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grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Logitech USB Optical Mouse"
(show mouse stuff)"
@sean on win8 are you using a wireless mouse....Thanks

EDIT

On another distro, I get more info and it shows that
"power button" is a kbd input meaning keyboard
The stick below shows as a mouse event as does Alps
"hotkeys" are kbd

Very old Dell laptop rarely used

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Name="DualPoint Stick"
Name="AlpsPS/2 ALPS dual point TouchPad
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Re: Input device name - please post yours

Post#4 by sean » 08 Nov 2015, 22:56

@aus9,

Yes, I am.

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Post#5 by brokenman » 08 Nov 2015, 23:09

Wireless mouse. That may throw a spanner in the works. I'd best find out why a script in /etc/profile.d breaks login just because it exits. Thanks guys.

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Post#6 by roadie » 08 Nov 2015, 23:31

roadie@port-taz:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE"
N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad"
N: Name="CNF7129"
N: Name="Asus EeePC extra buttons"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"

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Re: Input device name - please post yours

Post#7 by sean » 08 Nov 2015, 23:39

@aus9

Yep, system's 2 & 3 are old Dell laptops, 3 being a newer Inspiron, the former a Latitude.

I suppose also you'd be looking for any wireless input devices:

keyboards
microphones
combination-microphone/headphones

how about smartphones?

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Post#8 by aus9 » 09 Nov 2015, 01:40

I think pointing devices only refer to mouse or synaptics or touchpad thingees

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Post#9 by donald » 09 Nov 2015, 01:43

N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Line"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Front Mic"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Rear Mic"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Front Headphone"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Line Out Side"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Line Out CLFE"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Line Out Surround"
N: Name="HDA NVidia Line Out Front"

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Post#10 by Ed_P » 09 Nov 2015, 03:03

Acer Aspire One 725 64-bit UEFI netbook

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guest@porteus:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3"
N: Name="HD-Audio Generic Headphone"
N: Name="HD-Audio Generic Mic"
N: Name="Acer WMI hotkeys"
N: Name="Acer BMA150 accelerometer"
N: Name="HD WebCam"
guest@porteus:~$ 
Acer Aspire One 722 64-bit netbook

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guest@porteus:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad"
N: Name="HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Headphone"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Mic"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Mic"
N: Name="WebCam"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="Acer WMI hotkeys"
N: Name="Acer BMA150 accelerometer"
guest@porteus:~$ 
Acer Aspire One 486 netbook

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guest@porteus:~$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="Webcam"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="Acer BMA150 accelerometer"
guest@porteus:~$ 
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Re: Input device name - please post yours

Post#11 by francois » 09 Nov 2015, 03:33

On msi 340x laptop:

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root ~ # grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="FSPPS/2 Sentelic FingerSensingPad"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"
N: Name="HDA Intel HDMI/DP,pcm=3"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="MSI WMI hotkeys"
N: Name="Logitech M310"
N: Name="Logitech K520"
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Post#12 by ncmprhnsbl » 09 Nov 2015, 03:41

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guest ~ $ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="Logitech USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse"
N: Name="Wacom Intuos5 touch S Pen"
N: Name="Wacom Intuos5 touch S Pad"
N: Name="Wacom Intuos5 touch S Finger"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Front Mic"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Rear Mic"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Line"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Line Out"
N: Name="HDA ATI SB Front Headphone"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI/DP"
N: Name="HDA NVidia HDMI"
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Post#13 by Igor » 09 Nov 2015, 08:16

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Post#14 by brokenman » 09 Nov 2015, 13:57

Thanks guys that has given me enough to work on. I have a different way to implement the idea that won't break login. We can now have a config file for mouse where you can specify your preferred settings before booting Porteus.
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Post#15 by Tonio » 15 Nov 2015, 05:32

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$ grep "Name=" /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="Speakup"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Front Headphone"
N: Name="Toshiba input device"
$
this on toshiba laptop. Need to do this on Acer One mini laptop. Post it later if I don't forget.
Here is other one:

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N: Name="Speakup"
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Lid Switch"
N: Name="Sleep Button"
N: Name="Power Button"
N: Name="Video Bus"
N: Name="SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
N: Name="Acer BMA150 accelerometer"
N: Name="HDA Intel Mic"
N: Name="HDA Intel Headphone"
N: Name="Logitech M525"
N: Name="Webcam"
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