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Old 05-09-2004, 09:38 AM   #1
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Mouse "lagging" on kernel-2.6.5


Hi,

Would like to check whether anyone encounter the mouse "lagging" problem after upgrading to kernel-2.6.5. I'm using a PS/2 mouse. I didn't encounter this problem when I was using kernel-2.4.X.

Is there any way to resolve this problem?

Regards,

Joe
 
Old 05-12-2004, 12:54 AM   #2
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my labtec ps/2 optical mouse has lag, which is completely fixed by putting this entry in the "InputDevice" section of /etc/X11/XF86Config and then restarting X:

Option "Resolution" "256"

maybe this will work for you too, but i'm not sure... i hope it does, though...

good luck...
 
Old 05-12-2004, 09:04 AM   #3
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thanks for the advice but it doesn't seem to help.

 
Old 05-12-2004, 03:57 PM   #4
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what kind of lagging are you talking about? Are you talking about general slowness or does it seem to be related to processor usage (where it just seems jumpy?)

I have an intellimouse explorer (using usb/ps2 adapter into my ps2 slot).. with 2.6.6 now (was 2.6.5) and have had no problems as yet unless I was running something in the background that was taking up all the cpu..
 
Old 05-12-2004, 07:27 PM   #5
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i noticed a small lag w/ 2.6.5 but it is very very minimal that it does not bother me.. im useing a ps2 mouse with the imps2 driver.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 08:45 AM   #6
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lag as in ... the mouse movement is very slow till its hard to control, at times, the mouse initiated right click or left click action by it self.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 09:42 AM   #7
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what window manager are u using?

As in gnome 2.6 (2.4 as well) there is an option under,
Applications --> Desktop Preference --> Mouse (Motion-tab) There is acceleration and sensitivity.
Maybe you can try those settings.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 01:25 AM   #8
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carboncopy: I'm using KDE 3.1 if I'm not wrong.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 02:54 AM   #9
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for KDE
"K"lick the K"start" button, Settings, Control Centre

Under Peripherals, Mouse

Advanced tab
the settings really work. Tried it out already (Kde 3.2.2)
 
Old 05-18-2004, 02:50 PM   #10
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Re: Mouse "lagging" on kernel-2.6.5

Quote:
Originally posted by lordm60
Hi,

Would like to check whether anyone encounter the mouse "lagging" problem after upgrading to kernel-2.6.5. I'm using a PS/2 mouse. I didn't encounter this problem when I was using kernel-2.4.X.

Is there any way to resolve this problem?

Regards,

Joe
Hi, Joe
I had the same problem running on 2.6.6 kernel. I'm not much of a specialist, but after recompiling the kernel *without* ACPI support mouse worked like a charm.

Sympthoms:
- mouse moves "jumpy" in console and X
- in dmesg got some:
Disabling IRQ #12
irq 12: nobody cared! along with a stacktrace.

- Hardware:
PS/2 Intellimouse PRO
PS/2 Chicony Keyboard

Seems that in 2.6 kernel there was a total change the way input is handled, don't really know the details, but many reports broken support for PS/2...


Hope this save some time as got me 2 days to figure it out, after reading somewhere that there is a problem with ACPI.

Good luck!,

c.
 
Old 05-19-2004, 01:21 AM   #11
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I had some problems early on with this, when I was fiddling with preemptive kernel settings.

That was back at 2.6.0-3 though. I haven't noticed it now.
I'm currently running with pre-emptive kernel enabled.
I'm using a logitech usb optical scroller.
imps/2 driver in x.org

--Shade
 
Old 05-19-2004, 05:17 AM   #12
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Thanks for sharing the experience Shade and cristiroma. I will give it a try and see if it helps

Joe
 
  


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