Bug#485189: xserver-xorg-input-mouse: Mouse pointer freezes 50% of cases after "Log out user"
Eugen Dedu wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-input-mouse
> Version: 1:1.3.0-1
> Severity: important
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
> I use gdm. I log in accound A. I do some work. I close all the
> applications and log out (in order to log in account B). gdm
> reappears, the mouse pointer is put in the middle of the screen but it
> cannot be moved.
> Reproducible about 50% of cases.
> /etc/init.d/gdm restart does not help.
> This bug is not new to the actual unstable version, it started a few
> months ago.
Could you save your Xorg.0.log after starting gdm when everything works
fine, and save it again when the problem occurs, and compare them? Also,
does anything appear in dmesg or so?
Does unplugging/replugging the mouse help?