Re: PS/2 mouse, Digitus KVM, kernel 2.6
From: John Bradbury (john_bradbury_at_skipthistalk21.com)
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 08:17:29 +0000 (UTC)
Joachim Feise wrote:
> [followup to alt.os.linux]
> email@example.com wrote on 9/26/2004 8:03:
>> Thanks for the hint about the append-syntax. I had tried
>> "append="psmouse.proto=bare"" and
>> before, but the spaces around the "=" seem to be necessary. Now I can
>> move the mouse and click the wheel button, but the wheel scrolling
>> functionality is not available (with kernel 2.4 it is available with
>> the KVM).
> Again, please don't crosspost to so many newsgroups, and set the
> followup-to header.
> And a hint: decent mailers respect the followup-to header...
> The available options are listed in
> You may have to play with them to find the ones that work.
>>>The other option is to get a better KVM.
>> It was good enough for kernel 2.4.
> The issue I alluded to is that most older KVMs don't allow data to get to
> the mouse. For mice with a lot of functionality, the sophisticated stuff
> is not enabled in that case. The proto=bare enables basic PS2 mouse
> behavior only.
I get this problem at 2 different sites with different PC & different kvms.
The only common component is SUSE 9.1. Plenty of others have pointed this
out, so is it ever going to be fixed by SUSE
-- John Bradbury