Re: Borked mouse
My woody workstation's (2.4.17 kernel) mouse is acting a little funky like
that--typically brought on by heavy CPU load (from casual observation).
will always resolve it, but I'm hoping I'll see a new gpm deb come over
pretty soon--hearing other people's experiences makes me suspect something
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent West" <email@example.com>
To: "Ross Vandegrift" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: Borked mouse
> Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I've got a big problem with my mouse on a Debian testing box. I began
> > building up the box last Thursday for Friday and everything was going
> > including the mouse. Today, I power up the machine (untouched since
> > bam, I've got no mouse action. Swapping the mouse, mobo header, kernel
> > and gpm version all come out to have these effects:
> > 1) 'cat /dev/psaux' and move mouse prints garbage like it should
> > 2) 'gpm -m /dev/psaux -t ps2' gives nothing.
> > 3) A custom compiled gpm works like a charm with the above command line.
> > Bug in the gpm deb?
> > Ross Vandegrift
> > email@example.com
> I noticed late last week that a newly built Sid box had trouble with the
> mouse. Running /etc/init.d/gpm once (like during the boot process) left
> the mouse dead; running it a second time brought the mouse to life. I
> didn't bother trying to track down the problem. I just decided to run
> gpm twice in a row to get by until the (presumed) bug was fixed.
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