[CentOS] Restarting mouse services

Thu Sep 7 20:32:35 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>

On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 16:21 -0400, 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 console mouse?

/etc/rc.d/init.d/gpm restart

>From X desktop, access Services, select gpm and "Restart"

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