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Re: OpenBSD-2.6 Losing keyboard ?
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD-2.6 Losing keyboard ?
- From: Jeff Bachtel <sebastion_(_at_)_irelandmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 13:27:06 -0500
The PS/2 circuitry experiences odd problems when the mouse is
disconnected and reconnected, and the circuitry is integrated with the
Either have a seperate mouse for each box, get a smarter switch (that
doesn't make the PS/2 hardware think the mouse/keyboard ever got
disconnected), or disconnect the mouse altogether.
This has come up often enough to be a FAQ
> OpenBSD at console shouldn't give a crap about the mouse. XFree86
> does stop recognizing mouse output if you unplug a PS/2 mouse. If
> you restart the X server, it comes back. Try simply unplugging the
> PS/2 mouse connector from the OpenBSD box and see if that helps
> David Terrell | "To increase the hype, I'm gonna release a bunch
> Nebcorp PM | of BLT variants (NetBLT, FreeBLT, BLT386, etc)
> dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net | and create artificial rivalries."
> wwn.nebcorp.com | - Brian Sweltand (www.openblt.org)
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