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Re: Mouse goes nuts in X



on Sat, Mar 03, 2001 at 02:28:50AM -0500, John McPeek (spambomb@bellsouth.net) wrote:
> Hi,
>   As soon as I start X the mouse looks fine, sitting in the middle of the
> screen. The moment I move it the cursor jumps to the top left and other than
> bouncing around and jumping back to the corner I can't get it to do
> anything. I have already tried different mice(PS2) wheel mouse and a optical
> wheel mouse. I tried X config also. Any Ideas?

How are you configuring X?

My own preference is to use (for XFree86 3.3.x) XF86Setup, which has a
graphical configuration tool under which you can select options for
various settings, including mouse (with keyboard accellerators), until
something works.

Highly recommended, if appropriate.  Not sure what the equivalent tool
for XFree86 v4 is.

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