Re: 2.4.16-ben0 DVD block i/o breaks mouse, pmu
>Here's another slight problem I'm having since upgrading to 2.4.16-ben0
>on my powerbook titanium 1st generation. When doing block i/o on the
>dvd drive (dd if=/dev/hdc of=/dev/null), the mouse moves randomly and
>the pmu reports spurious dead battery conditions. During the dd, use of
>the trackpad causes random pointer motion. The battery is
>intermittently reported at 2% or 3%, even when fully charged and plugged
>The same problem does not happen if I bind /dev/hdc to a raw device and
>dd from that. The problem is only present when using regular i/o.
I don't see that happening with 2.4.17pre2 on a new tipb (but the
ATAPI hw is the same).