VAXstation 4000/vlc mouse issue

Zane Healy healyzh at
Tue Jun 1 11:27:48 CDT 2021

On May 31, 2021, at 8:08 PM, Zane Healy via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> I’m using a VSXXX-AA mouse (Hocky Puck), and when I use the middle-button on the mouse, it messes up DECwindows, and I’m no longer able to use the other buttons, which means I can’t change to another window, or access menus.  It remains like this until I either logout, or reboot.
> Does this sound familiar to anyone?

I’ll answer my own question.  This morning I booted up using my other VSXXX-AA mouse.  And it works as expected, so the problem is the mouse.  Of course the bad mouse is the nice one, the good one is disgusting. :-(  Time to shutdown and try and clean it up. 


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