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Old 07-08-2005, 02:20 AM   #1
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Laptop keyboard stops responding after usb mouse installed


I got a strange problem with my IBM T23 laptop which has been runing without problems slackware 10.1 for some time. I recently purchased a usb mouse. The mouse (/dev/input/mice) works perfectly at the console with gpm and so does everything else but when i start X after a few (10?15?) keystrokes the keyboard stops responding.. the mouse works fine! at the same time i got no problem on virtual consoles! any ideas? I tried the mouse on a friends laptop using WInXP and it works fine.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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Perhaps change the device in xorg.conf. /dev/input/mice or /dev/input/mouse0 etc...
 
Old 07-11-2005, 07:50 AM   #3
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I think i have solved the problem, it had something to do with gpm starting with the -t ps2 parameter and the mouse being usb!
 
  


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