Moused crashes with Synaptics
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Tue Aug 4 19:28:40 UTC 2009
Am Dienstag, 04. Aug 2009, 13:26:24 +0200 schrieb Bertram Scharpf:
> an Acer notebook with a Synaptics Touchpad makes some trouble
> here. My primary problem is: I restart the mouse daemon and then I
> can move the mouse only for a short distance; suddenly the mouse
> To analyze the problem I do the following:
> # /etc/rc.d/moused restart
> # dd if=/dev/sysmouse bs=4 | xxd -c 4
> 0000048: 87 .
> 18+1 records in
> 18+1 records out
> 73 bytes transferred in 21.774484 secs (3 bytes/sec)
> You see: dd stops without reporting an error. Obviously the moused
> doesn't work properly any more.
In the meantime I learned that there is /dev/bpsm0 and I wrote a
litte Ruby script that reads /dev/psm0. Both devices refuse to
supply anything after a very short period of time.
What could this be?
Thanks in advance.
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