jerky mouse still in 7.0-RELEASE
kris at FreeBSD.org
Fri Feb 29 13:21:30 UTC 2008
Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>> Well it doesn't rule it out. X may be introducing latencies that
>>>> are causing your mouse to lose sync or something.
>>> It's not the mouse that hangs.
>>> It's the only thing that works,
>>> everything else hangs when I combine moused/X. This issue doesn't
>>> exist on all my systems, though. It existed on my old Thinkpad
>>> (Pentium-m 1.3 GHz), it exists on my new notebook (Core2 Duo with 2.4
>>> GHz), but it doesn't exist on my P4 with 1.6 GHz.
>>> Key entries, animations, they all just pile up somewhere and happen
>>> all at once when I start using the mouse. To watch a movie I have to
>>> keep the mouse moving all the time.
>>> It's not a general X and mouse problem, because without moused in
>>> between everything works fine. I think at some point in time a bug
>>> was either introduced in moused, or in my opinion more likely, in the
>>> sysmouse protocol implementation in X.
>> Could also be an interrupt issue. Either way it's still a different
>> issue to the ones in this thread.
> I always thought it's about the same thing and people were just
> imprecise in their perception. The P4 used to be affected by this, too.
> This changed somewhere around RC1, I think. Since all of my machines had
> encountered the problem since I switched them to RELENG_7, I thought my
> problem was very common and it's the one everyone is talking about.
No, I've seen no-one reporting similar symptoms.
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