Subject: Re: X problems
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Anders Franzen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/15/2001 14:58:03
Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 05:54:03AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > First of all I am using a Rage 128 AGP card. XFree86 uses the SVGA
> > driver. Every once in a while, especially when fast scrolling, the
> > text meant for an xterm will be displayed at some random spot on the
> > screen. I changed cards when I upgraded so it is hard to tell for
> > sure if it is the card or the software.
> Sounds familiar.. I think I've seen similar problems with my Rage card.
> I'm back to using a Matrox now and the problems are gone. I thought it
> was a software problem - maybe it's a bug in the Rage driver in XFree?
I had the same problem with Xfree 3.3.6 I think,
I could get it to dissapear by disableing the
hw_accel, but that makes X pretty useless.
Instead I upgraded to XFree86 4.0.1 and now it works.
> > Another problem is that the mouse will not use the middle button. I
> > have this same mouse at work with a current NetBSD and it works fine.
> > The relevant lines from my XF86Config file are;
> > Section "Pointer"
> > Protocol "wsmouse"
> > Device "/dev/wsmouse0"
> > Any other options I tried cause it to fail with a configuration error.
> > The mouse is a wheel mouse. I tried enabling options Buttons 5 and
> > ZAxismapping 4 5 but that also caused a configuration error.
> Protocol "wsmouse"
> Device "/dev/wsmouse0"
> ZAxisMapping 4 5
> is all I have and it Just Works with a cheap Trekker wheel mouse. The
> wheel works as well.