[ltp] TP 600e and RH9 - X Hangs

Michelle Klein-Hass linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 1 Nov 2003 10:17:39 -0800

On Saturday 01 November 2003 08:09 am, Huntress Gary B NPRI wrote:
> Hi,
> I've recently upgraded from RH 8 to 9.  Everything went fine and as far as
> I can tell, everything works albeit more slowly.
> However, I do experience seemingly random lockups in X.  The mouse freezes
> and if I do a ctrl-alt-bksp to quit X it tries to close applications but
> eventually freezes without being able to exit or even redraw the screen.
> I've been told that this may be a known issue with using an external PS/2
> mouse (my TP trackpoint is broken).   Has anyone else experienced this?
> The only solutions that I've seen proposed were to switch to a serial mouse
> which I cannot do.

Umm...is your USB port occupied, or can you put a hub on your USB port and run 
a USB mouse from there?

Also, have you disabled the Trackpoint in the BIOS? 

Just curious...
Michelle Klein-Hass
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