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RE: A simple question on mouse AGAIN



Hi Iain,

Thanks for your advice.  I will test it next time

B.R.
Stephen

On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 15:30, Iain Buchanan wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 17:01, Stephen Liu wrote:
> > Occasionally my USB mouse could be detected at starting PC.  The pointer
> > stood unmoved compelling me to reboot.  After reboot it worked
> > normally.  I could not explained what has been happened.  I expect to
> > find an easy way to re-detect it avoiding reboot.  However "mouseconfig"
> > could not solve my problem.
> 
> I suspect that mouseconfig did solve your problem, but you have to
> restart X windows for it to take effect.  This is because (I think)
> mouseconfig writes to the /etc/X11/XF86Config file, which is only read
> when X starts, not when its running.  Logging off and then on again will
> automatically restart X for you.
> 
> HTH,




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