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Re: [Xen-devel] pvfb: Absolute vs relative mouse tracking mystery

To: John Haxby <john.haxby@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pvfb: Absolute vs relative mouse tracking mystery
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 12:13:43 -0700
Cc: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>, Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 07/22/2010 12:04 PM, John Haxby wrote:
> CentOS 5.5 (and RHEL5.5) deliberately turns off request-abs-pointer in
> favour of relative pointers.  
> The excuse given is that the RHEL5 X server isn't up to the job of
> dealing with absolute pointers.  The claim is that you get better
> responsiveness with relative pointers and a gtk-vnc-based viewers.

Er, what?  How do they get it to work properly then?  Is there any way
to make it use abs?


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