Re: gpm again
On Fri, 30 Oct 1998, C.J.LAWSON wrote:
> I had this problem once ... the result's that now I don't have a mouse on
> my machine...
> The symptoms were exactly the same .. in a while the mouse will go dead
> (you will know because when you try it out on another machine it will only
> be able to move either side to side or up and down).
Well, ATM it still works in X. I've -9 'ed gmp ;)
> You will then change the mouse ... that one will die too, taking with it
> the mouse port. My guess is that you are using a motherboard with on board
> serial port controllers (like I did) ... Tell me are you using a high
> speed 486?
Pentium2, with a builtin PS2 mouse port.
> I suggest you try and get hold of an Ide controller pretty quick ... As
> for what the matter is? I am none the wiser, only a little wary of gpm
> now. Well that is my experience
Hmmm....perhaps a bug report is in order...
I never had this problem on my old machine, but then I was using the
serial port on an IDE controller....
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