[quake2] Mouse problems (again)

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Fri Apr 1 10:56:41 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 12:51 +0200, David Mehrmann wrote:
> In reply to Michel Dänzer
> MD> Load "extmod"
> Well with  ATi drivers  you basically have  two choices. Either  you can
> play Quake 1 and Quake 2,  by loading extmod, breaking RANDRR partially,
> so that XFCE4's Desktop resolution  switching mechanism will not work at
> all, or you  do not load extmod and  cannot play Quake 1 or  Quake 2 (or
> Ufi-AI and other Quake 1/2 deriatives  for that matter) and your Desktop
> works just fine.
> Here's my rant: I ******* hate this. I wish somebody would rewrite Quake
> 1/2 mouse handling from ground up.

I don't think there's anything the applications can do about the X
server delivering them accelerated mouse data without DGA. The fact that
DGA and RANDR are mutually exclusive with fglrx is a driver issue. You
can try disabling other extensions from extmod as a workaround.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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