"Sticky" mouse pointer on machine with high load

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Dec 6 14:54:52 PST 2008

> Not guaranteed, but it has worked for several people in the past - try
> rebuilding your kernel with the SCHED_ULE scheduler, instead of the

make sure you have quite new FreeBSD 7-* branch, as it was quite improved 
few months ago.

you may try to tune it up by changing



in short - higher value - interactive processes gets better scheduling

> SCHED_BSD4 scheduler. Although ostensibly its benefits are more obvious
> on multi-processor machines, it does often seem to fix this mouse lag
> issue that comes up from time to time.
> It has been discussed on the list several times, so you might find some
> interesting further reading if you search the archives.
> Dan
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