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Well I'm convinced it is the mouse. If I 'startx' and just use the keyboard to move around and load programs, it works. As soon as I move the mouse, it crashes. I have a logitec 2 button mouse, in the ps/2 port. Here is what I have in my XF86Config:
Originally posted by DonLuis Did you check /var/log messages ? A long shot but there might be something.
Have you tried Gnome (or xfce) to see if it does it too. < xwmconfig >
Anyone around Calgary that might have a copy of Knoppix or Slack Live ? This would allow you to boot up and run from the CD, and verify your hardware. This is a very useful item have around.
I have not tried any other wm. I'll try that. Knoppix and Slack Live both work perfect.... I check the log for XF86Config.log and it didn't show anything wrong... I can boot up fine, just when I try to 'startx'. It loads fine. It works as long as I don't move the mouse. ie. If I use the keyboard to manover around... When I do move the mouse it crashes almost instantly. I have to do a CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE to get back out. I use a Linksys KVB between the 2 computers, So I know the mouse is ok. I've used it with 2 versions of Linux running.
/dev/mouse is just a link to /dev/psaux it might fix a problem it might not, I have no clue
Just tried that... no difference. I tried Slack Live again. Worked Perfect! I tried copying the XF86Config from that over to my Slack 9.1 install. Made no difference. I'm lost.. I can't think what may be causing it... One thing I did notice is the lack of files in my home directory. ie. .xsession etc etc..