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Old 10-10-2003, 07:49 PM   #1
Romeo
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Mouse Freezing


Hi there.

I have RedHat 9 installed. Everytime I try to install something or open "Network" my mouse freezes! I use MS USB Intelli, anybody had the same problem??
 
Old 10-11-2003, 02:20 AM   #2
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The symptoms you describe may be memory related - i.e. the app is using large amounts of memory and therefore the mouse movement cannot be accomodated. Perhaps you need to look at the swap space you have available should be => memory. RH has a lot of daemons running and I found Mandrake, which is similar, very cumbersome as well in this respect. When I switched to Debian and was able to tune the system to my own needs I found I had a very useable system.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 06:31 AM   #3
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I'm about to switch to Debian =/. Everybody keeps telling me that Debian is better.
 
  


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