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Pencoys
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RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:22 am

new install of Raspbian 2015-01-31,
USB 2.4 ghz wireless mouse and keyboard no. Ceralion N69JX from Craplin

I've just booted my shiney new RPi2, getting the GDBus error reported by others but also the wireless mouse is very sluggish and lags behind very badly. - unuseable.
Re-burned the SD card with new image, still same error.

replaced wireless mouse with a wired USB mouse and seems better but still not getting usual performance.
I re-booted my old RPiB+ with the 2015-01-31 image and the identical problem occurs


I have no problems on the RPiB+ and older RPiB using Raspbian 2014-06-20.
ideas?.
I'm guessing something broken in the 2015 image.
Last edited by Pencoys on Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:53 am, edited 1 time in total.

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buja
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:45 am

Check this post: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewt ... 29#p655229

I had the same thing (slow mouse) on a Model B and on the Pi 2, now solved.

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Pencoys
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:51 am

That did'nt help in the least bit.
wired usb mouse is still slow but useable
wireless USB Mouse is still unusable due to slow response.

O.S. Images prior to 2015-01-31 perform correctly
the 2015-01-31 image shows this fault in all RPi boards..

any ideas welcome, especially if they resolve the issue.

spooley
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:32 pm

I had the same problem of a sluggish mouse pointer with the same Cerulion wireless keyboard/mouse set from Maplin, connected to my new Pi2.

I tried the suggestion in the message linked-to by buja, i.e. adding

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usbhid.mousepoll=0
to the end of /boot/cmdline.txt. After a reboot, the mouse now works fine.

Simon.

thedoors27
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:59 pm

So can I access the boot folder to input that line of code on the Pi, or do I have to add in on a pc and reflash my sdcard. Apologies, I only recieved my first Raspberry yesterday! Any sort of caveman instructions would be appreciated ;) :oops:

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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:05 pm

thedoors27 wrote:So can I access the boot folder to input that line of code on the Pi, or do I have to add in on a pc and reflash my sdcard. Apologies, I only recieved my first Raspberry yesterday! Any sort of caveman instructions would be appreciated ;) :oops:
You do not have to 'reflash' your card.

Options:
1. on the Pi use

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sudo nano /boot/cmdline.txt
Reboot after making the change

2. put the card in PC / Mac. You should see the first partition (FAT type), containing 'cmdline.txt'
You can edit with any text editor.

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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:03 pm

DirkS wrote:2. put the card in PC / Mac. You should see the first partition (FAT type), containing 'cmdline.txt'
You can edit with any text editor.
not in case of using NOOBS.
you will not see the BOOT partitions of the installed OS's in this case, you see only the boot partition of NOOBS and changing cmdline.txt (recovery.cmdline) will affect only NOOBS itself.
so it is better to login to the OS and use sudo nano /boot/cmdline.txt to add usbhid.mousepoll=0 at the end of the very first line of the file.
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:05 pm

BTW: feel free to report your used mouse here
https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/642
maybe the issue report will be noticed and reopened.
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:04 pm

spooley wrote:I had the same problem of a sluggish mouse pointer with the same Cerulion wireless keyboard/mouse set from Maplin, connected to my new Pi2.

I tried the suggestion in the message linked-to by buja, i.e. adding

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usbhid.mousepoll=0
to the end of /boot/cmdline.txt. After a reboot, the mouse now works fine.

Simon.
same here, I bought a N69JX from maplin and this cured it.

thedoors27
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:30 pm

My wireless keyboard and mouse was also from Maplin. Amazing how just the one line of code was all it needed :) thanks everyone.

macheath45
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:02 pm

Thanks to all who posted answers for cmdline.txt edit, worked on my Xenta from E Buyer. Oustanding

Greig
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:39 pm

Purchased a Tecknet X600 wireless keyboard and mouse. The mouse was sluggish but the cmdline edit above fixed it. Can't believe one line makes the difference. BRILLIANT. Thanks :D

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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:07 pm

Two years later and this is still an issue on the Pi3. Only on Linux could something as basic as a functioning mouse require editing a configuration file after the first boot. I wonder what obstacle is next.
Raspberry Pi 3 B and B+
PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)"
NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="9"
VERSION="9 (stretch)"

vk6jb
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Re: RPi2 Slow wireless mouse

Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:55 am

Couldn't make this work on a Pi3, but added it to the start not the finish of the file, works a treat.
Hope this helps

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