b0b the builder
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Input devices not recognised

Mon May 22, 2017 5:21 pm

I have a thread over at the retropie forums:
https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/104 ... o-keyboard

I need some help, basically my pi zero wont recognise input devices connected to it, I have tried various usb gamepads and a usb keyboard.
there is a 4 port usb hub soldered to it, a usb sound card is on one port of the hub and works fine, a wifi dongle works fine on the other three usb ports, as does my ds4 USB reciever.
usb game pads and keyboards wont, they do all work fine on another system though.
I have connected a usb hdd to the system and checked that the wifi dongel still works just to try to rule out power as an issue and it all still works ok.

ive done a fresh instal and it wont have it, it just doesnt seem to know they are conencted, I cant do anything in CLI because SSH isnt enabled and the keyboard wont work :(

drgeoff
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Re: Input devices not recognised

Mon May 22, 2017 7:57 pm

The are certain USB hubs which just don't work with Zero(W)s and some USB devices.

viewtopic.php?p=1121971#p1121971

b0b the builder
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Re: Input devices not recognised

Tue May 23, 2017 7:24 am

thanks for the link,

would a hub stop working though if that was the case? I have used the gamepads and USB keyboard on it in the past.

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