[NBLUG/talk] Lost my mouse!

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Sat Sep 13 11:22:00 PDT 2003

Well, I solved the problem by disconnecting my mouse, rebooting and 
connecting the mouse - relying on the hardware detect facility.  
However, I would still like to know how to have done this manually since 
I do not like to rely on "automatic" procedures...they can fail...


Todd Cary wrote:

> I lost my mouse (cat cannot even find it!)....
> After running up2date on my RH 9 system and doing a reboot to install 
> the new kernel, the mouse no longer appears - just my KDE GUI....
> So my Linux 1A question is  "how do I tell the system that I have a 
> nice serial mouse connected?".
> In trying certain keystrokes, I "remembered" that Ctrl-Alt F1 gets me 
> a terminal screen....now what?
> Todd


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