Have you tried disabling USB3 in the BIOS?
Forcing USB2.0 helped with similar problems on my Thinkpad.
> On 18 Oct 2016, at 07:18, Daniel Cavanagh <danielcavanag...@gmail.com>
> I'm having trouble getting my USB mouse to work in the latest snapshots.
> Unless my memory is faulty, this mouse used to work only a few months ago
> I have noticed that the kernel disables the device at boot (see bold text
> in dmesg below). I've tried disabling xhci, but that doesn't help. Other
> than that, I'm not really sure what else to do. Does anyone know anything I
> can try to fix or track down the root cause of this issue?
> I also have an 3.5mm audio in/out <-> USB converter that appears not to
> work, again with the kernel disabling the device. I've not looked into this
> one though. Perhaps it's the same issue
> Cheers :)