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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: "Jumping Cursor"

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  • Rob Timko
    I might try the bios upgrade...but i think ill wait for feedback. I dont see how that could help since its not a software or even hardware problem....but more
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 18, 2021
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      I might try the bios upgrade...but i think ill wait for feedback. I dont see
      how that could help since its not a software or even hardware problem....but
      more of a construction problem...

      -rob
      http://www.robtimko.com

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <c0ldfusi0n@...>
      To: <linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 6:08 PM
      Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: "Jumping Cursor"


      > Dell just released a new BIOS for the I8000 (version A04; dunno what
      > happened to A03). Dell says it's supposed to fix the jumping cursor
      > problem, but fedback on DellTalk board so far has been mixed. I hear
      > Synaptics has also recently updated their Touchpad drivers.
      > -------------------------------------------------------------------
      >
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., stuart@b... wrote:
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., caffeine <maillists@r...> wrote:
      > > > Ok, If you own a dell laptop you all must know about the jumping
      > > cursor
      > > > problem. The cursor just randomly jumps while typing causing
      > major
      > > typing and
      > > > word processing screw ups. Well I solved it in windows by just
      > > disabling the
      > > > pointer stick. Any fixes for linux? Its very frustrating doing
      > > anything that
      > > > involves typing.
      > >
      > > Once disabling the pointing stick, do you need to reboot to resolve
      > > the problem?
      > >
      > > Has this issue been reported to Dell?
      > >
      > > Do you know if there is or will be a fix for it?
      > >
      > > I have had no such problems under RH 7.0 by the way!
      > >
      > > Stuart
      > > Beverly Hills, CA
      > >
      > > <snip>
      >
      >
      >
      > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > Please post your X config files in the group links or database
      >
      >
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