KVM switch and PS2 mouse FC 3
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Feb 3 02:14:58 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 20:03 -0600, Tony Wynn wrote:
> >On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 17:18 -0600, Tony Wynn wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I recently bought a KVM switch (Linksys KVM2KIT) to put between a
> >> Windows XP box and a Fedora 3 box. Everything was working fine on the
> >> Fedora box before installing the switch. After installing the switch,
> >> the monitor and keyboard worked fine on both boxes, but the mouse was
> >> frozen. Rebooting the Windows box fixed the mouse problem, but on the
> >> Fedora box the mouse is still frozen. I did some searching and found
> >> this bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/beta/show_bug.cgi?id=111161.
> >> This seems similar, but in the bug the behavior of the mouse is
> >> erratic whereas mine is frozen. I tried switching virtual terminals
> >> and this did not help. I tried the "psmouse.proto=bare, =imps, etc.
> >> in that bug but nothing helped. I then tried plugging the mouse
> >> directly into the Fedora box, still frozen. Rebooted, still frozen.
> >> Powered down, let it sit, powered up, still frozen. Not sure what to
> >> do now, I could give a rat's about the Windows box right now, I just
> >> want to get the Fedora box working again. Anyone have any ideas.
> >try running 'system-config-mouse'
> Thanks Craig, I was looking for something like that, one question
> though, that needs to be run from an X session, correct? If so, is
> there a keyboard shortcut to open a command window in Gnome.
> Currently, the only thing I have been able to do is switch to a
> command line virtual terminal. Can I run that from a command line
> virtual terminal?
probably is - I just don't know it.
Control-Alt-F2 switches to text based terminal
type in 'system-config-mouse'
and see what happens
Alt-F7 to switch back ;-)
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