Subject: Re: RetinaZ3 and the art of screenmodes
To: Karl Stenerud <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Markus Wild <email@example.com>
Date: 08/21/1995 17:50:11
> There appears to be some sort of edge resistance/screen wrap code in the
> retina driver for the mouse
> built in... It gets vary annoying when I have a 3x2 virtual screen in fvwm.
> It seems that it kicks in if the mouse is moving any faster than 5mm per
> second =( so the cursor stops about 2 cm away from the edge (or more if I
> go faster). Then if I keep moving it it will wrap around and come out on
> the other side of the screen.
> This is an interesting feature, but is annoying for 2 reasons: It prevents
It is lots more interesting that you apparently realized:-) The mouse doesn't
just pop up on the other side, in the "dead" phase it's on the OTHER screen,
which is your custom chips display:-) If you don't want this behavior,
start the server with "-no-zaphod" or similar (would have to look it up),
or specify the framebuffer explicitly with -dev.
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>Solaris 2 is not an upgrade from Solaris 1. They just want you to THINK it is.