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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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