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Re: [vox] Debian on Laptop (moving to vox-tech)
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Re: [vox] Debian on Laptop (moving to vox-tech)




You might want to check in your XF86Config to see if your mouse protocol is
setup correctly.

-Gabe

On Sat, 1 Sep 2001 pblickiss@ucdavis.edu wrote:

>
> Hey all, at the last installfest Pete helped me put Debian 2.2 on my
> inherited Toshia 430 CDT.  Everything's been working fine, but I hadn't
> had a chance to test out X.  This evening I loaded X and was surprised to
> find that the pointing stick didn't work.  The cursor starts in the middle
> of the screen and the second I touch the pointing stick, the cursor jumps
> to the bottom of the screen, and will only move right to left.
> Additionally, the cursor jumps in about three steps from the right to the
> left of the screen.  I closed down the computer and rebooted with a normal
> mouse plugged into the PS/2 port on the back of the laptop.  The same
> thing happened.  I'm open to any ideas, please let me know what you guys
> think.  Thanks a lot.
>
> Patrick
>


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