On Friday 05 September 2003 18:18, Dragoncrest wrote:
> Recently I had my BSD install go totally down in flames with a smashing
> finale where it exploded into a billion pieces and wafted off into
> oblivion.  (blame the hardware, not me.)  Anywho, I've since resurrected
> the box but with one strange little quirk.  The mouse freaks out like a
> cat on crack.  Any movement causes it to jump to the upper left corner,
> go absolutely apesh** and do some totally weird things like false right
> and left clicks even if all I'm doing is moving the mouse.  Reboot
> didn't resolve the issue (had to reboot anyways as part of a kernel
> rebuild) so I am assuming it's not a hardware issue.  The mouse works
> fine in the console, but it absolutely will not work under X.  Any
> ideas?  I've even rebuilt my X config several times.

I had this too. You needn't kill moused.
There's most likely something wrong with your X11 config file. Try setting the 
device to /dev/sysmouse and the protocol to auto.
If this doesn't work, please post the mouse section of the X11 config file and 
what mouse you have.

Daniela


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