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Re: Mouse Freezes in XFree

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 11:18:21PM +0200, valentin born wrote:
> > 
> > The problem is that after a minute or less, the cursor freezes. Sometimes
> > it
> > starts with just acting 'weird & jumpy' and then it freezes. Other times
> > it
> > just freezes at without any prior weirdness in movement.
> unfortunatly i cannot really give you any advice, but i made similar
> experience with woody and the 
> trackball of mine - thought it was because of the ImPS/2 protocol (but the
> trackball should use the 
> same protocol, right?) - so maybe it's somewhere in the zaxis-setting or ...
> i dont know. - btw i 
> never had freezes, but _allways_ this "weirdness" of the cursor hopping
> arround, suddenly opening 
> windowns...

This is typically because of interference with gpm. Make sure that the
gpm protocol is imps2 also and use /dev/gpmdata as your X mouse device.


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