Re: Potato broke my mouse in X?
Turns out that AccelerratedX 5 doesn't mind slink's gpm, but won't work with
potato's. So I just removed gpm from startup, and now everythings fine.
Thanks to everyone who helped.
"John R. Sheets" wrote:
> Aaron Solochek wrote:
> > I just installed a potato partiton, all seemed to go well. I even
> > installed accelerated X on it, and its setup didn't segfault, an obvious
> > improvement. The first time I ran X everything worked fine. Then, out
> > of the blue, the mouse stopped working in X.
> I get this too, from time to time. Could this be an Xserver issue? I'm
> using the xserver-svga 3.5.5-1 package with, I believe, a Matrox
> Millenium G200 video card. I haven't found a way to fix it, but I did
> discover quite accidentally that if I switch to a console tty, then back
> to my X tty, it restores control to the cursor...after a little
> weirdness. The first time you move the mouse after switching back,
> it'll spaz out, emitting a couple random click events and landing in the
> upper right corner.
> I'm also using CVS Enlightenment as my window manager, but I highly
> doubt that's related.
> So, try a <Ctrl><Alt>F6 then an <Alt>F7 and see if you get your mouse