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Yes I had to rmmod usbhid and hid before I was able to modprobe usbhid
It will correct itself if I restart the machine, but that is not always conveniant. So I assume there must be a service that has its cache flushed at restart, but I wouldnt know the first place to look :S
ps the mouse I am using is a logitech MX series, USB although its connected via a PS/2 converter into a KVM switch
If you are using PS/2 KVM switch then your problem has nothing to do with USB. Does this just happen when you switch between PCs or just anytime? I have a PS/2 KVM switch and my mouse is erratic for a few seconds on a Dell PC running CentOS after it is switched back.