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rstella99
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Mon Mar 04, 2002 9:50 pm

Can't get (SuSE 7.2) Linux to see the Mickeysoft 3.0 Wheel Mouse through a Belkin 2 Port OmniView E Series KVM switch. Windoze 98, NT & 2K have no problem.

Linux does see the mouse if I plug the beast directly into the CPU's PS2 mouse port.

Doubt it matters, but the MoBo's an ASUS A7V133.

Any suggestions?
 
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Tue Mar 05, 2002 8:22 am

I recently got a Logitech wheel mouse, and it doesn't play well with my Belkin KVM switches and Mandrake. Could be a number of things. I went back to the 3-button mode.
 
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Tue Mar 05, 2002 9:03 am

You mean, replace the wheel mouse with a 3 button model?
 
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Tue Mar 05, 2002 9:25 am

No, I kept the wheel mouse because it feels good. I just selected the 3-button driver in X. Since I have a USB mouse going through a PS/2 adapter, going into the switch, a switch that outputs PS/2 or USB, and some oddball hardware, I figured I'd better not press my luck.

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