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    SubjectRe: [BUG?] Serial mouse problem



    you can also
    gpm -k
    and restart it:

    gpm -m /dev/ttyS0 -t ms

    it (gpm) does the same thing to me after a week or so of uptime...

    hope that helps...


    On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Christoph Egger wrote:

    >
    > Hi all!
    >
    >
    > When I am switching between the console and X, suddenly my mouse has a
    > strange behaviour. Every text is marked by just moving the mouse over, and
    > can't select anything by clicking. When I click anywhere just the marked
    > text is unmarked.
    >
    > That mouse behaviour happens not every time, when I switch between and it
    > happens very often. It's annoying me!
    >
    > I can fix that problem, when I reconnect the serial connector of the
    > mouse. But I hate it to fix that problem again and again in that way...
    >
    >
    > gpm 1.18.1 is running on the console.
    >
    > The problem occured on the kernels 2.2.12, 2.2.13 and 2.2.17-pre1. I
    > didn't tested other kernel versions.
    >
    > The mouse itself is a serial 2-button MS-Mouse connected to /dev/ttyS0.
    >
    >
    > Please CC me, if I am not on the list.
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Christoph Egger
    > E-Mail: c.egger@kiefel.de
    >
    > System administrator
    > Paul Kiefel GmbH
    > http://www.kiefel.de
    > http://www.kiefeltech.com
    >
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