[quake2] Shutdown problems

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Mon Feb 21 15:47:12 EST 2005

On Monday 21 February 2005 20:28, Nelson Marques wrote:

> Usually I don't unplug my mouse. Anyway, it's isn't only Q2 problem, it
> happens to all the ID games, only in ID Quake Engine (Q2 and Q3A, also
> doom 3) based games.
>  Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory -> Same problem
>  Quake 2 -> ...
>  Quake 3 Arena -> ... (same doesn't happen while using the Urban
> Territory mod)
>  Doom 3 -> same happens
>  Return to Castle Wolfenstein -> Same issue.
>  Unreal Tournament and UT2004 have been fail proof when I try to
> recreate the problem. Anyway, SELinux doesn't help in many things. Got
> completly wipped out. Goodbye NSA!
>  I confirm what Brendan said in a previous post.

Usual mouse problems in Linux stem from gpm which reads mouse events.  I have 
never used it, and the always remove the gpm daemon (or not install it).

Maybe a bum steer, but worth looking at if not tried.

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