Ola Thoresen wrote:
For the last week or so my mouse pointer has behaved like crazy.
is on a standard Compal "noname" laptop with a touchpad. On my desktop
(dell something) with an USB-mouse everyting works fine.
Both are running rawhide, updated yesterday.
The touchpad works fine for 10-20 seconds, before the cursor starts
moving randomly up/down/left/right, clicking everything on its way. It
only happens when I actually use the touchpad. So I can use tha laptop
with no problem as long as I dont need the mouse.
The issue is present with both gpm (console) and X (tested with GNOME
Before I post a bug (I searched bugzilla, but could not find anything
that looked familiar) I thought i'd just check if this is something
others might have experienced, or else it might really be a
Have you tried disabling the hardware cursor option in xorg.conf? I believe
this was posted to list a few times around the xorg release upgrade / abi change
although I never had issues with my mouse still using hwcursor; that might help
with erratic motion or laggy behavior.
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