Bug 17266 - mouse: erratic jumping, clicking
mouse: erratic jumping, clicking
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alan Cox
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Reported: 2000-09-05 18:00 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-12-14 20:35:29 EST
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example mouse fix for Compaq 16xx series notebooks (24.01 KB, text/plain)
2000-09-05 18:04 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2000-09-05 18:00:40 EDT
Summary:  Mouse operation erratic including random jumping
and clicking operations during mouse movement.
Tested in both KDE and Gnome on Pinstripe beta.

Hardware platform is Compaq Presario 16xx series notebooks.
Simple patch to /usr/src/linux/drivers/char/pc_keyb.c
has been known for some time and should be incorporated
into the main distribution to fix this issue.
Doc on the issue is, as well as modified pc_keyb.c
is at URL
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-09-05 18:04:48 EDT
Created attachment 3258 [details]
example mouse fix for Compaq 16xx series notebooks
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-09-15 13:31:19 EDT
Thanks I'll take a look at this one
Comment 3 iacobina 2002-10-30 11:49:32 EST
I have the same problem on a Dell Inspiron 8200. Before doing any mess, can I 
use the same pc_keyb.c
Comment 4 Alan Cox 2002-12-14 20:35:29 EST
Forgot to close the bug

This change to the base kernel was done long ago

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