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SubjectRe: VIA chipset discussion
On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 11:42:01AM -0500, John O'Donnell wrote:
> Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 11:42:25PM +0000, Howard Johnson wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 06:32:39PM -0500, John O'Donnell wrote:
> > > > Matthew Fredrickson wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I have the ASUS CUV4X.
> > > > VIA vt82c686a (cf/cg) IDE UDMA66 controller on pci0:4.1
> > > > I also run DMA66 with no problems here.
> > > >
> > > > I never have seen any issues with the PS/2 mouse and X.
> > > > I use the Logitech cordless wheel mouse. I use the "MouseManPlusPS/2"
> > > > driver in XFree. When I was first setting this up (about a year ago)
> > > > I had the problems you mention. I read an article on setting up your
> > > > scroll wheel in X and it said to use the IMPS/2 setting. This was
> > > > nothing but trouble, till I RTFM on XFree and mice and found my solution.
> > > > Can you tell us what kind of mouse this is and how you have it set up in
> > > > XFree.
> > >
> > > I'm seeing the same mouse problems... fine under 2.2.x, but jumps around under
> > > a couple of 2.4.x releases (2.4.0-test6, IIRC, and 2.4.1-pre7). I find it odd
> > > that if it isn't a kernel-related problem, that it's only manifesting itself
> > > under 2.4.
> > >
> > > I'm running a slot A athlon on an abit KA7-100.
> >
> > My bet is ACPI/powermanagement messing with it ...
>
> Forgive me. I know _nothing_ about Power Management resources.
> What kind of resouces would PM use to interfere with the mouse.
> FYI I have power management turned off in my BIOS and in the kernel
> I have CONFIG_APM and ONLY CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF.
> How does that compare with the rest of you?

The same for me if I remember correctly (I've been dinking around on the
linux side of my box sparingly with X not working correctly), though I
might have compiled in some other ACPI stuff if I thought it looked cool
(heh). My trouble is that I figure that the kernel must have _something_
to do with it since my problem got slightly better since upgrading from
2.2.18 to 2.4.0. just my .02

Matthew Fredrickson
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