Mouse recognition on reconnecting using evdev

Matija Šuklje matija.suklje at
Thu Nov 13 15:44:20 PST 2008


I noticed that when I unplug my USB mouse and later plug it back in, it 
doesn't work in X anymore/again.

An odd workaround I found and use now is that it works if after I plug it back 
in I switch to a VT and back to the X session.

Here's the relevant 'xorg.conf' section:
Section "InputDevice"
	### Logitech NX80 (laser)
	Identifier	"Mouse"
	Driver	"evdev"
	#Option	"Name"			"Logitech USB Receiver"
	Option	"Device"		"/dev/input/event4"
	Option	"Resolution"		"1000"
	Option	"ReopenAttempts"	"500"
	Option 	"ButtonMapping"		"1 0 3 4 5 6 7 8 2"

I'm using xf86-input-evdev-  (a.k.a. 2.1_rc3) on xorg-server-1.5.2.

I *thought* that increasing ReopenAttempts would solve it, but I can't see any 
results :/

Any ideas?

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