[quake2] Highly erratic mouse behavior

Andreas 'GlaDiaC' Schneider mail at cynapses.org
Tue Feb 8 08:53:29 EST 2005

I have a Logitech MX 510 and it works like a charm. Same on my notebook 
with the notbook mouse. Maybe it is the SDL lib...

	-- andreas

Tom Murphy wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I'm so happy to be able to play Quake 2 again, thanks for making this
> available!
>   I've been using the sdlquake2 binary and it looks really nice.
> Unfortunately, my mouse doesn't seem too happy with it. It's very jerky
> and hard to control. When I load up quake2, if I move the mouse to the
> right, it moves left. If I move the mouse to the left, it moves right.
> This is easily fixed by setting m_yaw -0.022 in the console, however,
> the mouse movement is extremely jerky and hard to control. I find myself
> unable to aim with it.
>    Are there some things I can try with this?
>    I'm using an IBM optical mouse (with a glowing blue middle button).
>    Xorg-X11 v6.8.0-r4
>    I am not using gpm.
>    The mouse section of my xorg.conf looks like this:
>    Section "InputDevice"
>        Identifier  "Mouse1"
>        Driver      "mouse"
>        Option "CorePointer"
>        Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
>        Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
>        Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>    EndSection
>    The mouse is a USB mouse, but it is plugged in to my PS/2 port (it
> has one of those USB -> PS/2 converter things on it. Perhaps I should
> try direct USB mouse?)
>    Thanks!
>    Tom

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