I believe if you run the mouse daemon and use /dev/sysmouse in xorg it will work a lot better.
Ted > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Alexander Dunn > Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 5:12 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Jittery PS/2 Mouse in 7.0-RELEASE > > > I have a PS/2, wired, optical mouse that I have been using flawlessly with > Windows and several Linux distributions for years now. I would like to > switch > to Free BSD, but the mouse becomes very jittery within FreeBSD. I have > tried > the mouse with both moused and X controlling the mouse, but in both cases > the > result is the same. The cursor on the screen tracks properly when > I move my > mouse in a wide arc, but when I move the mouse in small increments the > cursor > does not follow the mouse at all. This makes it very difficult > to click on > small targets such as an OK button. > > Relevant Information: > > uname -a output: > FreeBSD kienjakenobi 7.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE #3: Sun Mar > 16 15:45:08 > EDT > 2008 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL i386 > > dmesg mouse output: > psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0 > psm0: [GIANT-LOCKED] > psm0: [ITHREAD] > psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3 > > xorg.conf: > Section "InputDevice" > Identifier "Mouse0" > Driver "mouse" > Option "Protocol" "PS/2" > Option "Device" "/dev/psm0" > Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no" > Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" > EndSection > > This does not seem to be a problem with X for several reasons. > First, I use > this version of X.org with Linux with the same config that is shown above > without this problem. > Second, when I give control of the mouse over to moused, the problem does > not > change. It is visible even in the console when using moused. > > I am using a custom kernel, but this problem does not change even > when I am > using the GENERIC kernel. > > Based on this information I think I have crossed out most potentional > porblem locations, > but I hope I missed something. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"