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Re: X problem: mouse pointer shifted

Faheem Mitha <faheem@email.unc.edu> writes:

> On Wed, 11 Dec 2002 16:06:27 +0100, Jens Grivolla wrote"
>> Regularly, after some time, the mouse pointer will shift and then be
>> shown around 100 pixels to the right of the actual position[...]
> Yes. From a post of mine dated 16th February 2002 in Debian user.
> ********************************************************************
> "I think you are the victim of the following bug, since your card is a
> trident.
> http://sdb.suse.de/en/sdb/html/wessels_trident_mouse.html

Yes, that sounds exactly like the problem I am having.

> Try putting
> Option       "sw_cursor"
> in your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 in the video card section."


> Somebody really ought to add this to the X documentation. It has been
> reported at least once to the Debian bug tracking system.

Oh, I should have found it then.  I guess I didn't use the right key words.



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