[olug] Debian forgets my mouse

Carl Lundstedt clundst at unlserve.unl.edu
Fri Jun 20 01:04:28 UTC 2008

I'm glad your machine came back up.  I've had machines that didn't come 
back from an 'overdue' restart.  (Usually something goes south in the HD).

Happy mousing!

> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Adam Lassek <adam at doubleprime.net> wrote:
>> A reboot isn't good enough, actually. Have you powered down the machine
>> since this started happening? If a ps/2 mouse gets messed up, it usually
>> doesn't start working again until a cold restart.
> Adam gets the prize!  Actually, it was a combo of re-seeting the mouse and a
> cold start.  The machine probably hasn't had a cold reboot in about two
> years,  so it was overdue.
> I remembered that it's an optical PS2 mouse, which I think is quite rare.  I
> picked it up at Menard's, of all places, about 4 years ago.

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