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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: 'debian-user@lists.debian.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.
> <SNIP>

Hi James,

Try disabling GPM. Disabling this service (and stopping it's running
instance) fixed the problem both on my workstation and my laptop.


Sam Stern
Bethesda, MD, USA

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