periodic mouse freezes/jumps on Hoary
cjm at europe.renre.com
Wed Mar 23 15:25:57 UTC 2005
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David Feldman wrote:
> It looks like the culprit was powernowd. Killing that process
> eliminates the mouse freezing. I don't know much about what powernowd
> does, though: Can I eliminate it safely, is there an alternative, or
> is there any option I can run it with that will prevent it freezing
> the mouse?
> On Mar 22, 2005, at 14:20, David Feldman wrote:
>> I've just installed Hoary on a Dell Inspiron 4000 (pentium 3 610MHz
>> laptop), and I'm excited to see a lot of terrific additions since
>> Warty. One problem, though: The mouse cursors will periodically and
>> temporarily freeze when I'm moving it around, just for a moment, and
>> then resume its course. It happens frequently enough to be a serious
>> issue, and happens whether I'm using the built-in touchpad or a USB
>> external mouse.
>> Any idea what's going on?
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