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Re: moused + modular xorg 'sticking' ?

From: "Sepherosa Ziehau" <sepherosa@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 14:07:55 +0800

On Nov 8, 2007 10:14 AM, Joe Talbott <josepht@cstone.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 07:25:48PM -0500, Chris Turner wrote:
> >
> > Hello all -
> >
> > fishing for similar experiences -
> >
> > has anyone had any problems with ps2 mice getting 'stuck' under X?
> >
> > just updated my 1.8 laptop to -HEAD before the Hammer work started
> > + 2007Q3 Pkgsrc (modular-xorg-server-1.3.0) this seems to happen,
> > but only when using sysmouse or perhaps even sysmouse with radeon..
> >
> > I tried several variations of acpi/noacpi/sysmouse/psm/radeon/vesa
> > and even reverted to the previous 1.24 psm.c, but it seems like
> > only using the direct /dev/psm0 will work 100% with this particular
> > combination since the upgrade.. or perhaps this is something in xorg
> > (was previously on monolithic 2007Q1 build)
> >
> > In any case, since there's so many factors need to do more tests to zero
> > in on this for sure, but thought I'd ask..
> I had the same issue with sysmouse but my video is i810.  This started
> when I switched to modular xorg.  I haven't tried to use sysmouse lately
> so don't know if I'm seeing the same thing now.  Next time I start
> Xorg it will be with sysmouse so I'll report here.

My problem with "/dev/sysmouse" is that my mouse pointer will go to
upper left corner and can't move anymore.  This can easily be
reproduced by trying to select a bootmark entry in firefox "bookmarks"
manual.  After I switched to use "/dev/psm0", the problem seems to go

Best Regards,

Live Free or Die

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