Sticky mouse with SCHED_ULE 10-30-03

Schnoopay schnoopay at mackanics.net
Sun Nov 2 06:40:53 PST 2003


>> Are you using moused?  Is this SMP or UP?  What CPUs are you using?
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  > Jeff
> 
> I am having similar problems after my last cvsup (10-31-03) also using a 
> USB MS Intellimouse. Mouse is slow to respond under ULE but fine under 
> 4BSD. The mouse feels like it's being sampled at a slow rate.
> 
> I am using moused, on a UP Athlon XP 1800+. I am running seti at home at 
> nice 15, but kill the seti process made no notable difference. I failed 
> to check objective performance as the interactive experience was truly 
> difficult to work with and I just wanted to get my work done. =]
> 
> -Schnoopay

I just disabled moused and told X to read from /dev/ums0 and the mouse 
problems are gone. I haven't changed anything else from when the mouse 
was "sticky" so I guess not using moused is a good work around.

-Schnoopay



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