Mouse stopped working in X

James Ballantine jwb at
Fri May 18 13:00:52 UTC 2012

I'll try after the current build finishes, and I'll let you know what happens.


On May 18, 2012, at 8:56 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:

> 2012-05-18 14:45, James Ballantine skrev:
>> I'm running Gnome2 on a 9-stable system.
> Can you get a terminal running in gnome, without a mouse, then
> I guess my workaround should work for you to.
>> On May 18, 2012, at 8:27 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>>> I have exactly the same problem. What windowmanager are you
>>> using? I'm using xfce4, I have a workaround for that.
>>> 1. start X
>>> 2. when it comes up press alt+F2, the start program dialog comes up
>>> 3. type in xterm or your terminal of choice
>>> 4. in your terminal su to root then type
>>> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dbus restart&&  /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald restart
>>> wait a few seconds and the mouse should work again.

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