RE: Jerky, jumpy mouse problem...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taylor James [mailto:James.Taylor@lbhf.gov.uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 09:30 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Jerky, jumpy mouse problem...
> Hello all,
> I've just installed Debian (woody?) and all is well except
> the following.
> Having installed and configured X, the mouse is behaving
> rather strangely.
> It works fine for around ten seconds or so and then just
> stops dead for
> another ten seconds or so, sometimes jumping to the bottom
> left corner of
> the screen. Then, after much mouse moving, it springs back to
> life and works
> fine again. This goes on ad infinitum.
Try disabling GPM. Disabling this service (and stopping it's running
instance) fixed the problem both on my workstation and my laptop.
Bethesda, MD, USA