Bug 7390 - Mouse does not work properly with KVM switchbox
Mouse does not work properly with KVM switchbox
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mouseconfig (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-11-28 12:02 EST by Sean DeLessio
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-09 01:43:07 EST
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Description Sean DeLessio 1999-11-28 12:02:05 EST
I recently upgraded from Redhat 6.0 to 6.1.  I am using an Edimax Genie
4-port KVM switchbox.  When I was on 6.0, I could switch between PCs
with no problems whatsoever.  After the upgrade, whenever I switch between
Pcs, I lose the mouse on the Linux box - it starts freaking out on me.
But, if I leave the switchbox on the Linux box from the time of boot, it is
fine until I switch.  I am using a MS Intellipoint PS/2 mouse, and have
tried switching it to a generic PS/2, but the results are the same.  Any
ideas on how to solve this?
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2000-02-09 01:42:59 EST
Try switching out of X, to a console, by hitting <Ctrl+Alt+F1>, then switching
back into X <Alt+F7>
Comment 2 Sean DeLessio 2000-02-12 21:24:59 EST
Boy, talk about a speedy response!!!!  Glad you're not a doctor and bleeding to
death!!!!!!

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