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RE: [SLE] losing mouse and keyboard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack Reilly [mailto:aa6vn@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 11:52 PM
> To: eslrahc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [SLE] losing mouse and keyboard
> On Fri, 02 Feb 2001, you wrote:
> > Did you connect the MS mouse directly to the computer or to
> your switch?
> > Because of variations in mice, OSes and systems; when run
> through a switch
> > the mouse is not recognized properly, so even when manually
> configured the
> > proper driver is not used causing lost functionality.
> > I use a Linksys KVM switch for keyboard and monitor only
> and use a direct
> > connect mouse on each system. Using this method I have
> encountered no
> > problems with mouse usage on any OS running on either system.
> >
> > Charles (-:
> The MS mouse was connected directly to the switch. Thanks for
> the suggestion.
> I tried connecting it directly to the computer and things
> seemed to be better.
> I play with kalendar for a bit but when I enlarged the window
> I lost the mouse
> and the kb. That's three times in a row now that the crash
> has occurred when I
> enlarge a window.
> I'll try reinstalling with the mouse connected directly. Did
> you make any
> changes to BIOS settings? Is your USB IRQ set to enable or disable?


Other than setting PnP OS to disabled I made no changes to my BIOS and I
have USB enabled
with an assigned IRQ.
When /if you reinstall try setting up your mouse as a straight generic
PS/2 mouse and you might also want to test with the keyboard directly

Charles (-:

Forever never goes beyond tomorrow.

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