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Old 10-02-2004, 10:00 AM   #1
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USB mouse through PS/2 KVM

I'm running Slackware 10 and the mouse, a Logitech USB optical running through a USB->PS/2 adapter into a KVM switch, doesn't seem to move. I first installed Slackware setting it to a USB mouse (without thinking) and in that installation it wouldn't even load X. Setting it to PS/2 has allowed me to boot X but it still won't move. Any ideas?
Old 10-02-2004, 10:21 AM   #2
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I recently had a similar problem setting a serial mouse to ttyS0
when it was actually on ttyS1.
Editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf didn't work.
I had to re-run xorgconfig and all was well.

Have you tried unplugging from the kvm and plugging the ps2
adapter into the ps2 mouse port to narrow things down?
Old 10-02-2004, 11:06 AM   #3
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It does work when I remove the KVM from the picture, but due to the setup of the area it would really be nice if I didn't have to.


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