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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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