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SubjectRe: another must-fix: major PS/2 mouse problem
Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
> > > Loosing too many ticks!
> > > TSC cannot be used as a timesource. (Are you running with SpeedStep?)
> > > Falling back to a sane timesource.
> > > psmouse.c: Lost synchronization, throwing 3 bytes away.
> > > psmouse.c: Lost synchronization, throwing 1 bytes away.
> > >
> > > Arrrrgh! The TSC is my only good time source!
> >
> > Arrrgh! More PS/2 problems!
> >
> > I think the lost synchronisation is the problem, would you agree?
> >
> > The person who fixes this gets a Nobel prize.
>
>
> If you set ps/2 synchronization timeout to 20 seconds, you are going to make vojtech
> unhappy (he likes that code :-), but at least 2.6.0 will not be worse than 2.4.x...

2.6 is currently much worse than 2.4: we're buried in what appear to be
many different varieties of PS/2 bug reports.


> Do you want me to create a patch?

Well I do not know what the problem with synchronisation is, not what
solution you propose.

But yeah, I like patches ;)


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