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Old 10-06-2003, 02:48 PM   #1
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Question USB KVM Problems

I have an IOGear Miniview 2 Port USB KVM switch, which I use to switch back between my Windows XP machine, and my Mandrake 9.1 Linux server.

It works fine if I boot up into the linux server, and never switch out. The keyboard and mouse work just fine.

However, as soon as I switch over to Windows, and then back, they no longer function at all. Nothing at all. The Mouse doesnt work, and the keyboard doesnt work either.

Does anyone have any experience with this?


Old 10-06-2003, 08:46 PM   #2
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I'm using a trendware kvm switch, works fine regardless of which machine I boot into (win98/mandrake), I will say that each box has it's own usb mouse, they share the monitor and keyboard only.


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