[ut2004] Tiny problem
martin.zwickel at technotrend.de
Mon May 21 03:56:45 EDT 2007
On Mon, 21 May 2007 08:37:15 +0100
psb154 at tiscali.co.uk bubbled:
> I believe I have the same problem:
> In game, suddenly I am looking at a spinning sky or at the ground. It
> takes a few seconds to get my bearings again, by which time an
> opponent has normally turned me to mush.
> I have had the same problem with PS/2 and USB optical mouses.
Which kernel version do you use?
I had the mouse issue with various 2.6.x kernels... With 22.214.171.124 I
haven't seen this problem so far.
> In my case I am wondering if it could it be:
> During the game, the optical mouse lifts up off of the mat and so
> produces a chaotic signal (for-want-of-a-better-term).
> Ketzerei/Deafmonkey wrote:
> > Well, its neither of those because everytime I plug in my
> > mouse/keyboard etc. I pretty much jam the connectors in the
> > sockets. I've blown out the connections a few times two because our
> > house is really dusty. And it can't be anything wrong with the
> > mouse because i've used it on like 3 different computers and it
> > worked fine. Someone told me that I should check if my kernel is
> > capped at (X)hz and recompile it but I don't know how and want to
> > do it. I've been thinking its my xorg file or my driver in general
> > because its a game only thing, it doesn't happen on the net or on
> > my desktop.
> > On 5/19/07, *Zachary Williams* <admin at ztnet.com
> > <mailto:admin at ztnet.com>> wrote:
> > That sounds to me like a control issue.
> > If you use a wireless keyboard and / or mouse, check your
> > batteries, and check the location of your receiver. Otherwise,
> > check your connections.
> > I've had similar issues, where a key will get 'stuck', and it's
> > almost always when my wireless keyboard signal is getting messed
> > up, or gets too weak due to weak batts.
> > Zach
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > *From:* Ketzerei/Deafmonkey <mailto:h3adbanger101 at gmail.com>
> > *To:* ut2004 at icculus.org <mailto:ut2004 at icculus.org>
> > *Sent:* Saturday, May 19, 2007 9:42 AM
> > *Subject:* [ut2004] Tiny problem
> > Ok, well, after awhile I got ut to run. It runs almost
> > flawlessly and MUCH faster than windows. I've messed with
> > the settings and done various other recommended tweaks to my
> > system to get my video to run perfectly, but one problem
> > i've had since the start (this happens with ALL of my games, not
> > just ut2004) is that the screen will flicker and my view
> > will shoot skyward or too the ground and I have to re-press w to
> > continue going forward. This only happens like once every
> > 5-10 minutes so it's not a huge irritation, but if I could learn
> > how to fix it, that'd be appreciated. Here's my specs: ATI
> > RADEON x1600 card, AMD sempron +3600 ( 1.8 gh), MSI K9N Nero
> > board, 512 mb ram, Ubuntu feisty Gnome and Xfce, 80 gb hd.
> > As you can see, I obviously can run it fine.
crop circles in the corn shell
Martin Zwickel <martin.zwickel at technotrend.de>
Research & Development
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