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Bug#167637: xserver-xfree86: [trident] A4tech imps/2 mouse's pointer shifted toward right

On Die, 2002-11-05 at 02:29, don Paolo Benvenuto wrote:
> On Monday 04 November 2002 13:15, you wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 09:12:29PM -0400, Paolo Benvenuto wrote:
> > > It happened various times that the pointer of the mouse shifted 50 pts
> > > toward right, possibly during the use of blender 3D software.
> > >
> > > Sometimes the problem desappeared restarting X server, other times no,
> > > it was necessary restart linux.
> >
> > Just FYI, this problem is likely with the trident driver, and probably
> > has nothing to do with what kind of mouse you're using.
> >
> > Still, could you try plugging a different model of mouse into the system
> > and see if the problem persists?
> with the mouse I had previously, a simple PS/2, nothing happened

Must have been coincidence. The only possible cause for a shifted cursor
is that it's not displayed where the X server wants it, which is a
problem of the graphics chip or driver. Option "SWcursor" will work
around that.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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