This is a discussion on Re: jerky mouse still in 7.0-RELEASE - FreeBSD ; Kris Kennaway wrote: > Dominic Fandrey wrote: >> Kris Kennaway wrote: >>> Well it doesn't rule it out. X may be introducing latencies that are >>> causing your mouse to lose sync or something. >> >> It's not the mouse ...
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>> Well it doesn't rule it out. X may be introducing latencies that are
>>> causing your mouse to lose sync or something.
>> It's not the mouse that hangs.
>> It's the only thing that works,
>> everything else hangs when I combine moused/X. This issue doesn't
>> exist on all my systems, though. It existed on my old Thinkpad
>> (Pentium-m 1.3 GHz), it exists on my new notebook (Core2 Duo with 2.4
>> GHz), but it doesn't exist on my P4 with 1.6 GHz.
>> Key entries, animations, they all just pile up somewhere and happen
>> all at once when I start using the mouse. To watch a movie I have to
>> keep the mouse moving all the time.
>> It's not a general X and mouse problem, because without moused in
>> between everything works fine. I think at some point in time a bug was
>> either introduced in moused, or in my opinion more likely, in the
>> sysmouse protocol implementation in X.
> Could also be an interrupt issue. Either way it's still a different
> issue to the ones in this thread.
I always thought it's about the same thing and people were just imprecise in
their perception. The P4 used to be affected by this, too. This changed
somewhere around RC1, I think. Since all of my machines had encountered the
problem since I switched them to RELENG_7, I thought my problem was very
common and it's the one everyone is talking about.
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