I’ve successfully installed Linux onto the main computer, but I’m
still having problems with the workstation – to wit, the mouse is just
First of all, it’s a serial mouse, not a PS/2 mouse. Second, gpm and X
both freeze. It’s weird! X displays happily. No keyboard input, no
mouse motion, nothing – not even Ctrl-Alt-Backspace! I have to ssh in
to kill the offending process.
The mouse name is “IdealMouse”, so I’ll Google tomorrow and see
if there are any issues. Doubt it, though.