Mailing List Archived Message #268

From: "Lewis G Rosenthal" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [eCS T60/T61] Mice (was Re: [eCS T60/T61] installing acpi w/ rc5
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 10:21:08 -0400
To: "eCS ThinkPad T60/61 Mailing List" <>

On Sat, 06 Sep 2008 08:11:28 -0400 "Julian Thomas"
<> wrote:
>In <>, on 09/02/08
>   at 03:39 PM, "Lewis G Rosenthal" <> typed:
>>Indeed. Chuck and I have both found the IBM mouse driver to be more
>>"predictable" on ThinkPads in general (I know he's mentioned the T61 to
>>me, but I've found it that way for some time). Try the IBM single mouse
>>driver, Jon, and see how that works for you. Just curious.
>On this T60 I have the standard IBM driver and also USBmouse. Works OK
>with either the trackpoint or the external mouse (I use the trackpoint; MJ
>uses the rodent) with the external plugged in.
>Only problem is that sometimes the trackpoint cursor wanders; I believe
>this is a hardware/bios issue. At any rate I can usually cure it for a
>while by slamming the pointer against an edge of the screen.
Julian, that is a normal function of the trackpoint. It is self-adjusting.
The best practice is to let it move where it wants to go, & when it stops,
take it from there. I'll look up the link on the IBM site when I have a
moment a little later on.
Lewis G Rosenthal
Rosenthal & Rosenthal, LLC
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