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Old 05-01-2003, 12:30 AM   #1
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Mouse stops working in X

Anybody seen this issue:

after running in Slack 9 for awhile, the mouse ceases to move. The cursor is present at a static point on the screen, and the only way you can get around is by keyboard command. I've changed the runlevel from 5 to 3 and back to fix the problem, but that solution doesnt last long; I usuall have to reboot and the problem doesnt pop up for 24 hours of so. any one else ever note this?
Old 05-10-2003, 04:43 AM   #2
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from the console type xf86config,
when asked for the mouse be sure to put the right parameters...
Actually what type of mouse are you using?
Old 05-10-2003, 06:37 AM   #3
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do you have a different mouse to try?
Old 05-10-2003, 05:05 PM   #4
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I have had the same problem happen. My mouse was set to "Auto", I think that somewhere in the detection it hangs. When I set it to "IMPS/2" to bypass the detection, it worked fine.


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