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    SubjectRe: Erratic PS/2 Mouse in 2.1.126
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    In message <199811041534.KAA25419@escape.widomaker.com>, C S Hendrix writes:

    >
    > In message <442566B2.004388D3.00@dxbmain.eurotechdxb.net>, ian@eurotech.net w
    >ri
    > tes:
    >
    > > I have had this problem too. My solution was that I had gpm running
    > > along with X Windows and they did not seem to like each other.
    > > Removed gpm from the rc files, rebooted and it worked fine.
    >
    > That doesn't seem to affect me.
    >
    > > Ps/2 mouse, Xaccel 1.2 X server. I figured the ps/2 mouse stream was
    > > getting
    > > interrupted mid-packet and things didn't recover. Maybe you're having an
    > > interrupt problem that exacerbating this?
    >
    > Well, one thing I _am_ seeing in addition to this, is thousands of
    > interrupts per second from EATA DMA SCSI.
    >
    > This is with no disk activity.
    >
    > % (cat /proc/interrupts ; sleep 1 ; cat /proc/interrupts) | grep eata
    > 11: 394173123 394165656 IO-APIC-level eata_dma
    > 11: 394185079 394177612 IO-APIC-level eata_dma
    >
    > That is roughly 20K interrupts in a second!

    Just following up my own post...

    I _did_ see that huge among of interrupts in eata_dma.

    However, I have determinted that is not causing the mouse problems
    I'm seeing.

    2.1.126 is also giving me problems with /dev/psaux and there is
    no interrupt problem here.


    For me, erratic mouse behavior and SCSI tape failures are the only
    problems I'm having in 2.1 right now.

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