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Old 04-02-2005, 09:18 AM   #1
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D-Link KVM mouse problem


Hi, I recently purchased a new computer and a kvm switch (D-Link DKVM-2KU). I installed RedHat Enterprise 4.0 AS on my old computer and WinXP on my new.

If I switch from my linux box to my win xp box and back again, I loose the usage of my mouse. I already tried changing the protocol to auto and PS/2 but it did not work. Does someone have a solution to this problem?

I am using and old PS/2 Logitech Wheel mouse.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 10:45 PM   #2
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It's strange that it would do that because in escence, all the KVM is doing is unpluging the mouse keyboard and monitor from one computer and pluging it into the other.

If you start the linux computer without the KVM, then you unplug then replug the mouse does it still work?
 
Old 04-04-2005, 08:57 PM   #3
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I found a solution, if I type gpm -k in a terminal window and then switch computers, I'm not loosing my mouse anymore. That's what i'm gonna do.
 
  


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