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    SubjectRe: psmouse.c, throwing 3 bytes away
    On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 10:09:55AM +0100, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
    > On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 02:15:32PM +0800, Isaac Claymore wrote:
    >
    > > > > I saw the same here yesterday, using a logitech wheel mouse:
    > > > >
    > > > > Feb 4 18:19:46 vega kernel: psmouse.c: Wheel Mouse at isa0060/serio1/input0
    > > > > lost synchronization, throwing 2 bytes away.
    > > > >
    > > > > Before this happened the mouse in X just went nuts with random clicks in
    > > > > many windows, but after that it's been ok up to now.
    > > > >
    > > > I've been suffering this same problem ever since upgrade to 2.6 kernel.
    > > >
    > > > FYI, here is an article giving some possible solutions to this, but I
    > > > failed to fix my mouse problem by any method it suggests:
    > > >
    > > > http://kerneltrap.org/node/view/2199
    > > >
    > > >
    > >
    > > Just FYI:
    > >
    > > This annoying mouse problem hasn't shown up for 3 days, after I did a
    > > 'hdparm -u1 /dev/hda'. But be sure to read the hdparm man page before
    > > doing this on your box.
    >
    > I think you're looking for 'hdparm -d1 /dev/hda', if your mainboard is
    > not very very old. That'll have a better effect.
    >

    using_dma was already turned on, before I tried that '-u1'. At least in
    my case, turning on using_dma alone didn't seem to help much.

    Thanks for the hint.


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