Re: HELP: Problems with Mouse using Belkin KVM Switch Under Windows XP
From: Michael Meissner (mrmnews_at_the-meissners.org)
Date: 09 Sep 2004 22:19:48 -0400
A Nengineer <email@example.com> writes:
> Well, except that I have used MS, Logitech, Kensington, and even, oddly enough,
> "Belkin" mice. These have been optical as well as opto-mechanical, wired AND
> I get the exact same problems with all of them. It seems to be Windows XP
> that's the culprit, because all the above mice work fine when the switch is set
> to the Linux box, EVEN the MS wireless optical mouse!
> And the keyboard (MS optical) works great on either side except for the "beep
> after too long idle time" phenomenon that I described below--and once again,
> that only happens on the WinXP side, not on Linux.
> Odd that Linux would be error-free for this particular application and WinXP
> would have the problems. Odder still that (the KVM notwithstanding) the MS
> products don't have a problem with Linux, only WinXP.
Have you considered changing KVM's? Maybe there is some problem with your
Belkin or with your cables.
-- Michael Meissner email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.the-meissners.org