[Techtalk] Mouse makes keyboard disappear

Brenda Bell k15a-list-linuxchix at theotherbell.com
Sun Feb 16 21:48:35 EST 2003

Quoting Brenda Bell <k15a-list-linuxchix at theotherbell.com>:

> I just did a clean install of Mandrake 8.2 on a box where I've
> successfully run Mandrake in the past.  Everything works great
> until I
> touch the mouse.  As soon as I move the mouse, the keyboard goes
> dead.
>  Both are PS2.  Note that this happens from run level 3 before I
> launch X.  The only hardware changes are increased memory (512Mb)
> and
> a larger hard drive (80Gb).
> Any ideas as to how I can fix this (or troubleshoot the problem)
> would
> be greatly appreciated.

Problem solved.  Don't know why but gpm was installed and started. 
Killing it solved the problem.


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