Flight 5: passing 'psmouse' kernel argument broken?

Obi Bok obibok at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 06:36:51 GMT 2006

On Tuesday, March 21, 2006 12:25 am, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2006 23:52:24 -0500
> Obi Bok <obibok at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I use a KVM switch which has an annoying side effect that makes the mouse
> > pointer jump all over the display after switching to another PC and back.
> Since ubuntu build psmouse as kernel module you need to put
> options psmouse proto=imps
> into a file in /etc/modprobe.d directory

It worked. Thanks very much. Apologies for jumping to conclusions before doing 
more research. To make this thread useful here - perhaps this line could be 
included in Dapper by default? (unless it'd break other pointing devices)

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