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SubjectRe: More on the VIA KT133 chipset misbehaving in Linux
Adrian Cox wrote:

> Dylan Griffiths wrote:
> > The VIA KT133 chipset exhibits the following bugs under Linux 2.2.17 and
> > 2.4.0:
> > 1) PS/2 mouse cursor randomly jumps to upper right hand corner of screen and
> > locks for a bit
> This happens to me about once a month on a BX chipset PII machine here,
> and on a KT133 chipset machine I have. I have to hit ctrl-alt-backspace
> to regain control of the console. I always assumed it was a bug in X,
> but it never caused me enough trouble to actually make me pursue it.
> - Adrian

turn off gpm.. fixes the mouse problem immediately. as in killall -9 gpm
before starting X.

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