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

To: Joshua West <jwest@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] pvfb: Absolute vs relative mouse tracking mystery
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 12:40:16 -0700
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 On 08/02/2010 12:37 PM, Joshua West wrote:
 On 08/02/10 15:00, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
 On 08/01/2010 12:11 PM, Joshua West wrote:

Do you know if this will be fixed in the Xen 3.4.x series as well? In the 3.4.x ioemu-remote qemu code and the xen kernel?

I ask because this is an issue for me on RHEL5 domU's which are paravirtualized. Using Xen 3.4.3 w/ Xen kernel and I'm not yet ready to switch production clusters to 4.0.x.

RHEL/CentOS5 deliberately avoids using the absolute pointer mode for reasons I don't understand, so it is broken as expected.


Ahh yes, but thats if you're using the RHEL/CentOS Xen kernel. I'm not using a RHEL kernel... instead I'm using linux-2.6.18-xen.hg, but still the issue persists on RHEL5 domU's.

OK, in that case it would be worth looking at backporting the changes to older Xens.


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