In defence of Fotl, I found the linked post very educational.
However, I didn't like what I learned. That's the problem with education.
The problem is not within the mouse, it is the fact that the USB driver had a fault that caused interference between the mouse and any other device on the same USB hub.stychokiller wrote:I don't believe any mouse has enough brainz to care how it's connected to a PC.
As you mentioned in your dmesg output above, the mouse is going absolutely nuts, this is what is dragging down your USB and interfering with the network.stychokiller wrote:Alright, this is just goofy! The pi works correctly with the mouse & keyboard disconnected!