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Re: Mouse goes nuts in X

John McPeek 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?

Sound very much like X is configured for the wrong mouse protocol. Have
a look in /etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and look for 
Protocol "protocol_this_or_that" and verify that the protocol is the
one your mouse uses.

Happy hacking,


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