[CentOS] Restarting mouse services

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Fri Sep 8 00:13:17 UTC 2006

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I move my notebook around my office.  Sometimes I am using the internal 
> pointers, sometimes a USB mouse, and sometimes a USB keyboard/mouse 
> adapter that is plugged into a kvm (actually two of them).
> With one of these USB k/m adapters, when I plug in, the system fails to 
> recognize the mouse (but no problem with the keyboard).  The 2 adapters 
> are the same brand/model (Aten), but the KVMs are different Aten 
> masterviews.
> Of course I would like to figure out why this is happening and get it to 
> stop,
> but meanwhile is there a way to restart the mouse services.

For within X, I don't think so.

I have a USB KVM, and I have had problems when switching, the KVM seemed 
to hang and needed its power cycled.

That involves unplugging all USB connectors to hosts that have power to 
the motherboard, and replugging them.

Fortunately, it seems to have settled down, it's a fairly tedious way to 
swap KV & M.



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