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[Bug 1331016] Re: Mouse (A4tech Bloody v7) - recognised as joystick


I confirm this error for 64bit Kernel 3.16.4
Tha A4 tech mouse (XL-750 BK) is recognized as a joystick and hogs /dev/input/ js0.
This makes quite some steam games unplayable.

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       Status: Expired => Incomplete

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  Mouse (A4tech Bloody v7) - recognised as joystick

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Behaviour includes taking over control of any joystick enabled games
  and continuously pushing control to the left or causing a menu
  selection to continuously move down or up. "

  Package jstest-gtk confirms by listing COMPANY USB Device as a
  joystick device on /dev/input/js0

  Affected games: Joe Danger 2 (linux port) , Super Street Fighter IV

  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have same problem in Ubuntu 13.10. It exists in
  mainline kernel, too.

  WORKAROUND: delete file "/dev/input/js0"

  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  pepe       1884 F.... pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/controlC1:  pepe       1884 F.... pulseaudio
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  CurrentDmesg: [   37.234308] retire_playback_urb: 832 callbacks suppressed
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=824e53be-57e2-4dad-a8f3-0cae3cb3b141
   eth0      no wireless extensions.

   lo        no wireless extensions.
  MachineType: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. To be filled by O.E.M.
  Package: linux (not installed)
  ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-29-generic root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-29.53-generic
   linux-restricted-modules-3.13.0-29-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.13.0-29-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.130~gd~t

  Tags:  trusty
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-29-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
  _MarkForUpload: True
  dmi.bios.date: 11/02/2012
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: F1
  dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
  dmi.board.name: Z77X-UD4H
  dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
  dmi.board.version: To be filled by O.E.M.
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
  dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrF1:bd11/02/2012:svnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:pnTobefilledbyO.E.M.:pvrTobefilledbyO.E.M.:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnZ77X-UD4H:rvrTobefilledbyO.E.M.:cvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
  dmi.product.name: To be filled by O.E.M.
  dmi.product.version: To be filled by O.E.M.
  dmi.sys.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

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