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Re: IBM Thinkpad 770 - Mouse "goes crazy" in X

From: Iohan <linux@ochupu.com>
Subject: IBM Thinkpad 770 - Mouse "goes crazy" in X
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 22:17:24 -0500
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> My X 3.3.6 runs fine, but the mouse just jumps around uncontrollably.  I've 
> tried just the built-in trackpoint, and I've tried plugging in a regular MS 
> Intellimouse in the PS/2 port.  Same problem.
> I've tried modifying the XF86Config with different protocols - "PS/2", 
> "Microsoft", and "Intellimouse".
> I've tried modifying the device in XF86Config - "/dev/psaux", "/dev/mouse", 
> "/dev/gpmdata"
> I've tried with and without "Emulate3Buttons"
> The mouse works fine in text mode.  But when I start X, it is uncontrollable.

if you are running gpm, have you tried disabling it before starting X?

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