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Re: problems using mouse
Kurt Schreiner --> current-users (2009-02-18 09:28:06 +0100):
> 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...
Sure, I tested with up-to-date xsrc.
Does it work for you with XFree86 or with Xorg? Do you know which
change fixed the problem?
$ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~
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