Re: mouse problem on 2.6.0-test9-bk9

From: Fabio Coatti
Date: Wed Nov 05 2003 - 06:05:00 EST

Alle 10:30, mercoledì 5 novembre 2003, Bob Gill ha scritto:
> The problem is that my mouse became slow. It was very
> fast in 2.6.0-test9, but with bk9 it became very slow (4 edge-to-edge
> drags across the mouse pad to go across the screen). "xset m 9 1"
> works, but I am at times unable to resize windows (the mouse is skipping
> over the edge of the window). Option "Resolution" "250" in Section
> "InputDevice" of XF86Config and restarting the X server does not work
> either (nor does substituting for 250 : 15, 100, 500, 2000, 15000).
> It's a minor thing, but it would be nice to change the mouse speed
> again.

The same here, using /dev/psaux; I tried it too, changing resolution in Xfree
4.3, without success.

I don't know if this is a small bug or now there is a different way to set
mouse resolutions, but the default behaviour is changed.

Maybe the relevant change is this, test9-bk4 IIRC:
file: drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.c

@@ -471,13 +471,16 @@
* We set the mouse report rate.
- psmouse_set_rate(psmouse);
+ if (psmouse_rate)
+ psmouse_set_rate(psmouse);

* We also set the resolution and scaling.

- psmouse_set_resolution(psmouse);
+ if (psmouse_resolution)
+ psmouse_set_resolution(psmouse);
psmouse_command(psmouse, NULL, PSMOUSE_CMD_SETSCALE11);


Fabio Coatti
Ferrara Linux Users Group
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