periodic mouse freezes/jumps on Hoary

Jim Richardson warlock at
Sun Mar 27 02:02:50 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 09:18 -0500, David Feldman wrote:
> I will try some of the suggested powernowd alternatives. If those fail, 
> though, how do I prevent powernowd from starting up at boot time? (I 
> don't actually think that sounds like a bad solution, since this laptop 
> never goes off AC power and has a dead battery anyway.) I know how to 
> stop it using /etc/init.d/powernowd stop, but don't know how to prevent 
> it starting in the first place.

use update-rc, from the command line, via sudo, something like 
sudo update-rc powernowd remove

man update-rc.d for details, you can also delete the links in the rc
directories, for the runlevels manually. 

Jim Richardson
Don't get mad, get Linux
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