[TriLUG] RHEL KVM Switch Mouse Problem
rjoffe at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 22 17:07:02 EST 2005
On Tuesday 22 February 2005 16:47, James Brigman wrote:
> > I've ran into this problem before and I believe it has something to do
> > with the 2.6 kernel having input devices integrated into it or
> > something like that. I think that if you use the 2.4 kernel you'll be
> > fine.
> I fixed it once in RH 9.0, but I can't remember what I did. Ever since
> then, regardless of the version of Red Hat, it's happened that the mouse
> loses sync when the kvm switches away. I honestly can't tell you I've
> ever tested to see if the problem exists in any other Linux, but I might
> wipe one of the systems tonight and see...
I wouldn't spend too much time at it. I can verify that all flavors of SuSE
(5.? to current Including Enterprise) have the same issue.
The changing to virtual console and back to the X console as Jason suggested
is the only workaround I have found.
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