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Re: problems using mouse


On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 01:08:46AM +0100, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> Kurt Schreiner --> current-users (2009-01-19 00:27:41 +0100):
> > Hi,
> > 
> > since upgrading to -current some days ago the mouse on my notebook
> > (running in-tree Xorg) only moves horizontaly! Vertical movement
> > using the stick or pad or an external USB-mouse isn't possible anymore.
> > It dosn't make any difference if I try moving the mouse when not logged
> > in (just xdm is running) or when running a window manager, no matter
> > if started from xdm or via "startx". (WM is evilwm, not recompiled yet
> > after time_t changes.)
> > It's not a hardware problem, as the mouse moves normally running WinXP
> > (or some Tuxian stuff).
> [...]
> > No idea if this is related to the problems showing up using Xorg but...
> > 
> > Both src and xsrc are -current as of Jan 18, 21:51 MET.
> > 
> > Anyone seen this, too?
> I havent followed this thread before, but after upgrading a current
> system from 5.99.5 (sources as of 2009-01-02) to 5.99.7 (yesterday's
> sources) I do see this problem now.  I'm running native XFree86.
> As a quick workaround I tried extracting the old xserver set to / and
> this seems to work fine so far, at least the mouse behaves as it should
> again.
> Have there been any commits to fix this problem (I didn't follow
> source-changes close enough), or is it still pending?
Works for me now. The system is running -current as of yesterday.
Do not forget to update xsrc, too...


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