moused flickering

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Mar 14 22:53:34 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:

> With moused enabled or started by a USB mouse, moving the mouse pointer on
> a console screen causes other characters on the screen to flicker.
> It's not very visible on a mostly-black screen, but run lptest to get some
> text and mouse the mouse around.
> This seems new.  It's possible it's a memory problem with the video board,
> but it seems unlikely because there aren't any other noticeable problems.
>  This machine is running i386 8-stable.

I see it here, but it's not so much a flicker at least as I would describe
it.  If you hover your mouse over a character it appears to add at least 1
px width to the character, and only on certain characters, "m" or "M" for

Adam Vande More

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