Re: Possible input problem with xfree86_4.2.0-0pre1v1 and sawfish-gnome
- To: David Stanaway <email@example.com>
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- Subject: Re: Possible input problem with xfree86_4.2.0-0pre1v1 and sawfish-gnome
- From: Michel Dänzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 19 Jun 2002 22:39:41 +0200
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On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 00:45, David Stanaway wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 17:09, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 23:35, David Stanaway wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 10:16, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 13:52, David Stanaway wrote:
> > > > > Here is the running problem that I was having:
> > > > >
> > > > > There are some regular but intermitant problems with registering mouse
> > > > > clicks, and some key combinations yeild odd results. All revolving
> > > > > around change of focus.
> > > >
> > > > I've been seeing this on and off for quite some time, but of course I've
> > > > been running a 4.2 server for a long time as well for its Radeon
> > > > support. Can you try with a 4.1 server to see if it makes a difference?
> > > > The problem being that it seems to occur non-deterministically, so one
> > > > can never be sure it's actually not there...
> > >
> > > I was running 4.1 before and I had no problems. I was also running your
> > > bare bones 4.2 binaries as well (However, I used the ati driver as per
> > > your xf86config) and I don't recall any problems.
> > Well, I've seen the problem with my binaries.
> If I see this again, what kind of things should I look for that might
> help determine the problem?
Well, try to derive any pattern behind the problem...
> > Maybe the server is just a red herring anyway, as I also experienced it
> > with sawfish. It would be great if anyone could determine a pattern
> > behind this or even better the cause. :/
> > One other suspicion I'd like to mention though is sleep. I don't think
> > I've seen the problems with this new TiBook yet, which I can't put to
> > sleep yet.
> Well, I don't put this system to sleep, I just use: fblevel off to turn
> the LCD off.
> Does that cancel that suspicion?
Yes, pretty much. :/
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast
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