Re: [driver] New life for Serial mice
Pavel Machek (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 6 Jun 2001 23:21:34 +0000
> If you still have your 3-button MouseSystems (or any other serial) mouse
> somewhere in your driver, forgotten becase of the incredibly slow update
> rate causing so much jumping of the pointer on the screen that it is
> unusable, you may want to pull it out and give it a try.
> Or if you're still using it with some old 486 computer, this driver is
> for you.
> What it does is that it enhances the update rate from 24 (with current
> GPM and X drivers) to 96. This is almost what the best USB mice do.
What's the "prediction" stuff? Does it mean you are guessing some values
by interpolation? [If so, what kind of update rate would it do on USB?]
Philips Velo 1: 1"x4"x8", 300gram, 60, 12MB, 40bogomips, linux, mutt,
details at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/velo/index.html.
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