Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 490283
Desktop stops responding to mouse Click
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:01:23 EST
Description of problem:
Gnome Desktop stops responding to mouse Click after period of time, might be related to screen saver, inactivity etc.
Keybrd & mouse are wireless devices, PS/2 style connection & connected to KVM.
Forced to ctrl-alt-delete to reset machine & reboot/power down. On reboot responds normally.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Release 10, Kernel 22.214.171.124-159.fc10.i686
This happens often enough to be a pain, ie: regularity after several days
Usually after several hours of inactivity, where power saver setting are in use, display off, some drives spun down.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use Kvm to switch to different machine
2.wait some period of time, after power state changed to monitor off
3. use kvm to return to linux box,
4. notice mouse movement ok, but desktop does not respond to any mouse click events.
5. note system does responfd to keyboard ctrl-alt-delete
No response to mouse click
resonds to mouse click
I have the same issue. I can't reliably reproduce it, but it happens occasionally. Some times switching desktops (with ctrl+alt+arrow keys) resolves the issue, but other times all that works is to kill X. This happens once or twice a day, and is extremely annoying. It seems completely random.
I have tried plugging in an external mouse (i use a laptop with touchpad), and clicking doesn't work with that either. Moving the pointer works with both mice.
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