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Re: Weird mouse behaviour!

On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 06:33:17AM -0800, David Roundy wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 02:59:20PM +0100, Benjamin Fritzsche wrote:
> > I have some quite strange problems with my mouse ! i run debian woody on
> > a noname laptop where the touchpad is ps/2. the xserver and kde run
> > without any error messages and the mouse works in the beginning but after
> > a while it starts to jump and click all over the place as soon as i touch
> > the pad. sometimes in between it works but only for a short while. i
> > don?t have any explanation for this. anyone had similar problems or has
> > an idea?
> I'm not sure what's causing it, but I've seen those symptoms several times
> on multiple computers (and with different mice, most recently with a
> trackpoint.  A first guess would be to uninstall gpm, but apart from that I
> don't know what you can do.


	in /etc/gpm.conf, set:

	in /etc/X11/XF86Config, set:
		 Protocol    "IMPS/2"
		 Device      "/dev/gpmdata" (or /dev/mouse --> /dev/gpmdata)

	In some machines it works ... in other it doesn't.


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