Mouse stopped working in X
jwb at hera.homer.att.com
Fri May 18 18:54:59 UTC 2012
I tried what you suggested, and after discovering that dbus was not installed correctly
and rebuilding and reinstalling, your suggestion worked. So at least there is
a work around until the real cause is found and fixed.
On May 18, 2012, at 8:27 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> 2012-05-18 13:49, J. W. Ballantine skrev:
>> Before the update of x11 on 4/21/2012, X was working fine, but now
>> when I startx, my usb and touchpad mouse are no longer found. The
>> mouse works in terminal mode, and hald and dbus are started in
> 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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