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No keyboard and mouse after upgrading SLES11SP4 to SLES12/15 on VMware web console

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12


Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after upgrade within graphical GUI.


Remove the /etc/X11/xorg.conf then restart xdm:
systemctl restart xdm



The /etc/X11/xorg.conf from SLES11 is no longer needed and if not removed may cause such driver issue


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  • Document ID:000019951
  • Creation Date: 29-Jun-2021
  • Modified Date:29-Jun-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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