sluggish behavior

René Ladan rene at
Tue Nov 20 21:21:41 UTC 2012

On 20-11-2012 15:34, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Nov 2012, René Ladan wrote:
>> since last weekend (November 17th) I have been noticing a sluggish
>> behavior of Typical symptoms are:
>> - Alt-Tab not reacting all of the time
>> - pulldown/popup menus not allowing selections with mouse (typically in
>> Terminal/pidgin), or moving the mouse (touchpad) results in an automatic
>> click
>> - typing something in a Terminal requires mouse (touchpad) movements for
>> the text to show up
>> - sometimes moving the mouse (touchpad) is required for the laptop to
>> "wake up"; this is noticeable when Thunderbird downloads all messages
>> from the period when the laptop was "frozen".
> This is one of the problems that having Option "AllowEmptyInput" "Off"
> in xorg.conf causes.  If you have that, substitute Option
> "AutoAddDevices" "Off" in the same place.
Commenting out "AllowEmptyInput" "Off" (and not having an AutoAddDevices
entry) works for me.

Must do better homework...


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