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Re: [K12OSN] mouse frozen all else okay



On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 12:12 -0400, Timothy Legge wrote:
> With my KVM I can some times regain control of the
> mouse by <Alt>+<Ctrl>+<F1> to get to the console and
> <Alt>+<F7> to return to X.
> 
> Not ideal and it doesn't always work for me...
> 
> Tim

Okay - the ol' YMMV :-)  Thanks for the quick response, and interesting
to see it happens to others.  I hadn't thought of trying that.  Next
time it happens I give that a try.  In the meantime if anyone has _the_
definitive mouse-restart command I'll add that to my stable of tricks,
too ...


> --- Gavin Chester <sales ecosolutions com au> wrote:
> 
> > Question:
> > Is there a simple command to restart a mouse - as in
> > doing a
> > "/dev/mouse/service restart" type of thing, or
> > whatever?  
> > 
> > Background detail:
> > It's a PS/2 mouse, on k12ltsp 4.2.0 using Xfce4
> > desktop.  Story is, I
> > run a small setup with just a couple of clients at
> > the moment with my
> > server doubling duty as a workstation.  Sometimes, I
> > might be playing a
> > game and it gets "veryniced" because combined weight
> > of all apps bring
> > the CPU to its  knees.  At this point I not only
> > have to go to a
> > terminal to kill the game because I've lost control
> > of it, but I lose
> > control of my mouse in the process.  When I have a
> > frozen mouse the
> > keyboard and system is okay.  Killing and restarting
> > X does it, but I
> > don't always enjoy doing that while I have lots of
> > things happening.
> > Google was not my friend in looking for answers to
> > this problem :-(
> > -- 
> > Regards, 
> >         Gavin Chester 
> > 
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