Proxmox 4.0 "Use tablet for pointer" doesnt work at vm start


Active Member
Oct 22, 2015
It seems that the "Use tablet for pointer" is not activated when the virtual machine is started (in the HTML5 vnc client the mouse cursor is not in sync). If its toggled on-off after start it will remain that way even if the guest is restarted.
I use spice/qxl video because Spice works way better than vnc. But some people have Macs and there seems that there is no pre-packaged Mac virt viewer capable of using the conf files.
I have this issue with Windows VMs (7, 8, 10, 2012).
Linux (at least Debian 8 with MATE) seems to working just fine without the tablet, but it too doesnt see it connected with "lsusb" only after toggling it on/off.

If the "tablet: 1" line is added manually it does seem to work, but if the tablet is toggled from the gui this line dissapears when its toggled back on.
Can this be handled by actually using the tablet: 1 explicitly when its activated?


May 14, 2013
tablet is disabled when spice is used, because it's cause mouse problem in spice session.


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