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Old 05-26-2008, 05:17 AM   #1
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Crazy mouse pointer on Puppy

Just installed Puppy Linux, last version, on a very old laptop (IBM Thinkpad R31), only 128 Mb ram.
After some adjustment, everything works fine, but... I lose control of mouse pointer every 30 seconds!
In logs i read this: psmouse.c ... lost synchronization...
What can I do?
Thanks for your help
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You used "...": what was the complete log output?
Old 05-28-2008, 02:57 AM   #3
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Solved! I add to the kernel parameters "i8042.nomux=1" and everything works fine on my old laptop IBM! No more mouse errors, there is a similar post on bugs.launchpad with different parameters.
So, if you have the same problem, edit your /boot/grub/menu.lst and add that parameter.


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