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Bug 134907 - Mouse hangs in X, triggered by some activity in certain games
Mouse hangs in X, triggered by some activity in certain games
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 132471
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-10-07 00:22 EDT by Kevin E. Glosser
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:06:12 EST
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Description Kevin E. Glosser 2004-10-07 00:22:20 EDT
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Description of problem:
If I play Unreal Tournament 2004 or DOOM 3 after only a couple minutes
my mouse will stop working. Keyboard continues to work, but all mouse
activity is lost. If I exit the game, the mouse is not working in X

I can get the mouse to start working again by switching to virtual
terminal 1 via ctrl-alt-f1 and then back to 7 via ctrl-alt-f7

I have been unable to make the mouse fail in any other way other than
playing these 2 games.

I have switched mice from the original Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer
to the newer Microsoft (version of the same thing but with only 3
buttons and wheel, 20 dollar version) and the error occured with both.

Both times using USB mice.

Dell Dimension 8300
P4 3.0 Ghz 800 Mhz FSB
1 Gb ddr 400 RAM
nvidia geforce 4 titanium (128 Mb)
soundblaster live 5.1
onboard ethernet

latest drivers from nvidia 6.111

latest patches for FC 2

This bug is reproduceable 100% of the time by launching either game
and playing for 1 to 5 minutes.

I believe issue is either with...
1) my X configuration
2) something USB related
3) perhaps a service i turned off?

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch X
2. launch either UT2004 or DOOM3
3. start a game , play for a couple minutes and the mouse stops working

Actual Results:  No mouse input accepted

Expected Results:  mouse should continue to work

Additional info:

Games dont seem to produce a error message.

Only error in boot log is mdmpd failing to load.
Comment 1 Kristian Høgsberg 2004-10-20 18:10:22 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 132471 ***
Comment 3 Kristian Høgsberg 2004-11-24 14:06:02 EST
As reported in bug #132471, this problem went away when the PCs bios
was upgraded and PS2 mouse support disabled.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:06:12 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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