On Monday 28 February 2005 8:47 pm, Michael Edwards wrote: > I have also been experiencing problems with Gimp 2.2.4 and the > Wacom Graphire 3 that match exactly what a previous poster > experienced. > > 1) At a certain point, not long after I start using the tablet in > Gimp, the cursor stops changing from, say, the paint cursor to > the default pointer and just stays as the paint cursor, even > outside the canvas. This means that I cannot access the palettes, > the windows, or the rest of the desktop. Using ALT-TAB stops > working, too. > > 2) Once this happens, watching which device is active, I can > switch from "Stylus" to "Eraser" without a problem, but it won't > switch back to the Core Device once I start moving the mouse. > The cursor still responds and moves around, but the active device > stays locked where it was, either as "Stylus" or "Eraser". > > 3) If I keep this up for a while, the cursor stops interacting > with the canvas completely, so I can no longer paint or do > anything. > > 4) Eventually, the pointer regains its ability to switch back to > a default pointer outside the template, and I'm able to quit > Gimp. > > I've tried this in Gimp 2.2.4 and Gimp 2.0, with the same problem > reappearing. The thing is, I used to have this working with 2.0, > no problems at all. My XFree86 setup is fine, I was once able to > do everything without a problem. The only differences I can > think of are that: > > a) I've upgraded to the 2.6.10 kernel. No difference with just > the stock drivers or with the linuxwacom drivers added to it. b) > I'm using garnome, version 126.96.36.199. I THINK that it was working > after I had garnome installed, but I'm not 100%. > > What I definitely have in common with the previous poster is that > I'm using kernel 2.6.10. Has anyone else with a Wacom tablet and > 2.6.10 installed run into this issue? I'm going to switch back > to 2.6.1 and see what happens.
Just confirming your observations, I get the same kind of anomalies w/ my graphire (version1?) tablet and the win4lin built 2.6.8-24.10 kernel for suse9.2. -- dh
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