[lug] SuSE v9.0 mouse strangeness
mrb at ciclops.org
Thu Nov 6 15:30:46 MST 2003
I just got done wrestling with this! The problem is the linux mouse driver..
http://web.belkin.com/support/faq_qa.asp?pid=190&cid=1 has one possible answer.
If that doesn't help, do a google search on KVM linux mouse erratic to get other solutions.
Gary Hodges wrote:
> A colleague has v9.0 installed and has experienced strange mouse
> behavior twice now. She has a wireless trackball that is hooked into
> one of those boxes that allows two PCs to use one monitor, keyboard and
> mouse. This set up worked fine with Red Hat 7.2. I installed SuSE on
> her machine two days ago. She is using KDE.
> When the problem occurs the mouse pointer keeps warping back to the
> bottom left corner of the screen. If you try to move the mouse away
> from the corner it will at some point warp back to the bottom left. If
> you keep doing this you end up openning lots of windows. Its like you
> might expect would happen if you repeatedly left clicked around the
> panel and start button while moving the mouse pointer around. I was
> never able to move the mouse further than about mid-screen before it
> would warp back to the lower left.
> If you're careful and go slowly, you can log off. This "fixes" the
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