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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2012 09:00:40 -0400
From:      James Ballantine <jwb@hera.homer.att.com>
To:        Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Mouse stopped working in X
Message-ID:  <F67E0808-F14E-4509-82AF-A711E2790BE9@hera.homer.att.com>
In-Reply-To: <4FB646E4.8040905@bananmonarki.se>
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I'll try after the current build finishes, and I'll let you know what =
happens.

Thanks

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.
>=20
> Can you get a terminal running in gnome, without a mouse, then
> I guess my workaround should work for you to.
>=20
>> On May 18, 2012, at 8:27 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>=20
>>> I have exactly the same problem. What windowmanager are you
>>> using? I'm using xfce4, I have a workaround for that.
>>>=20
>>> 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
>>>=20
>>> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dbus restart&&  /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald restart
>>>=20
>>> wait a few seconds and the mouse should work again.




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