Raymond Kohler wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donald J. Maddox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 12:10 AM
> Subject: Re: just moved to current, mouse is jerky
> > Try not using /dev/{u}random (don't load random.ko at boot).  The random
> > device uses mouse interrupts to harvest entropy, and it can cause some
> > real jerkiness in the mouse.  Of course, if you need to use something
> > that really NEEDS good randomness, like SSH, then not loading random.ko
> > is not really an option :(
> Actually, I'm not loading Yarrow in the first place. That's why I think this
> is weird.
> (That and the fact that the last time I tried current, just after the
> 4.0-RELEASE was
> split off, this was already happening.) It only happens on this box and
> apparently
> nobody else sees this exact problem (the last time I asked about it, back
> then,
> nobody answered it). I'm going to try it as a serial mouse and see what
> happens.

Are you running a fresh current? It happened to me about 2-3 weeks ago -
exactly the same symptoms, but then last Friday I did a 'make world' and
the problem disappeared. I'm running Inspiron 5000, using internal
track-pad (/dev/psm0, ps/2 mouse), no fancy modules settings, just plain
-current - whether this loads random.ko I have no idea ATM.



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