Bug 13107 - mouse pointer flicks to left side of the screen screen
Summary: mouse pointer flicks to left side of the screen screen
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 3113
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Input/Mouse (show other bugs)
Version: git
Hardware: x86 (IA32) NetBSD
: medium normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-11-05 18:11 UTC by George Michaelson
Modified: 2007-12-05 09:02 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description George Michaelson 2007-11-05 18:11:28 UTC
using either xf86-input-mouse, or openbsd-input-ws, I have a problem that on the current modular server, the mouse flicks to the left side of screen. This happens when (a) the mouse sensitivity is high (b) I am moving the mouse over GTK apps (c) a lot of pane/button/border related changes happen. Eg, a GTK/Gnome application, drag over its border or an inner-pane border, which causes the border to flick colour AND buttons to bolden AND popups to happen. In these circumstances, the mouse appears to force to absolute_x position zero, no change in absolute_y. 

because it happens irrespective of the two input codes, and because they are quite different codes, I believe this lies in the XInput changes inside the server. 

this doesn't happen on the older modular-xorg state like It does happen on 1.3.99

I can partially remediate the problem by xset m 1 10 -making the mouse have zero accelleration,  and as slow as sludge. its not a complete fix: this still happens.

$ gcc -v
Using built-in specs.
Target: i386--netbsdelf
Configured with: /home/nick/work/netbsd/src-current/tools/gcc/../../gnu/dist/gcc4/configure --enable-long-long --disable-multilib --enable-threads --disable-symvers --build=i386-unknown-netbsdelf4.99.28 --host=i386--netbsdelf --target=i386--netbsdelf --enable-__cxa_atexit
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.1.3 20070620 prerelease (NetBSD nb1 20070620)
$ uname -a
NetBSD garlique.algebras.org 4.99.34 NetBSD 4.99.34 (GGM_ACPI) #2: Mon Nov  5 11:23:46 EST 2007  ggm@garlique.algebras.org:/data/Build/obj/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GGM_ACPI i386

it happens dualhead, AND single head.
Comment 1 George Michaelson 2007-11-05 18:12:38 UTC
here is a pointer to some debug info From Blair Sadewitz, which I think is relevant:


I've discussed this problem with Blair in the past. He doesn't have cycles to do a deep debug at this point. I'm just a l(user)
Comment 2 George Michaelson 2007-12-05 09:02:40 UTC
After reading bugs, and seeking advice, I believe this is a duplicate of 3113.

I have marked it duplicate and will comment on 3113: even after the patching, I still have this problem with NetBSD current and 1.4

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 3113 ***

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