Subject: Re: Mouse "right-shifts" occasionally when using X
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
Date: 05/25/2002 13:54:25
On Fri, May 24 2002 at 13:44:27 -0700, Johnny Lam wrote:
> I've had this problem for a while, and I'm not sure how to solve it.
> Occasionally, in some way that I've not yet tracked down, the mouse cursor
> on the screen will be displayed about 30 pixels to the right of the absolute
> cursor position. As a result, I have to place the cursor about 30 pixels
> to the right of the button I'd like to press in order to press it. I've
> had this problem using NetBSD-current from 1.5C and when using XFree86-4.2.
> I don't recall if I had this problem with XFree86-3.3.6. This is all on my
> Acer TravelMate 350TE laptop (Intel Pentium III) with builtin trackpad.
So obviously the hardware cursor (sprite) is positioned wrong sometimes.
You can try
Option "SWCursor" "True"
in the "Device" section of your XF86Config file to disable the hardware
cursor and render the pointer with software.
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