On Sat, 06 Sep 2008 10:21:08 -0400 "Lewis G Rosenthal"
>On Sat, 06 Sep 2008 08:11:28 -0400 "Julian Thomas"
>>In <email@example.com>, on 09/02/08
>> at 03:39 PM, "Lewis G Rosenthal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
This behavior has been normal for quite some time, in fact. Scan the
following link for "TrackPoint checkout" toward the bottom of the page: