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Re: resurrecting dead mouse

On Wed,23.Jul.08, 10:32:25, Adam Hardy wrote:
> Started my workstation today, logged in, launched startx: mouse was dead, 
> pointer just sat inactive in the middle of the screen.
> Spent a while searching the debian-user archives, tabbing from link to 
> link - fortunately some websites don't demand the mouse. Anyway, found no 
> solution, so I rebooted. The mouse came back to life.
> What can do at the command line to avoid the reboot when this happens?
> I hadn't done anything to the system for the last 10 days or more, so 
> there was no config changes or package installations. There were no 
> relevant messages in /var/log/messages or dmesg. I just put it down to 
> sunspots.
> My config is:
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
>         Driver          "mouse"
>         Option          "CorePointer"
>         Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"

Try using "/dev/input/mice" instead.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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