performance of USB mouse initialization on startup

Richard Barnette jrbarnette at
Wed Jun 9 12:46:58 PDT 2010

On Jun 9, 2010, at 12:34 PM, Julien Cristau wrote:

> On Wed, Jun  9, 2010 at 12:26:34 -0700, Richard Barnette wrote:
>> "And for my next trick..."
>> Initialization for PS/2 compatible mice uses a number of explicit  
>> calls
>> to usleep().  The code mostly lives in src/pnp.c, under
>> xorg/driver/xf86-input-mouse.
> We don't use xf86-input-mouse on Linux, it's been replaced by
> xf86-input-evdev.
Excellent!  (I hope :-)).

What's the version of the X server that first supports input-evdev?

Also, although I can rummage through the sources, I might benefit from
tips if configuring the X server to use evdev is anything short of
blindingly obvious.


> Cheers,
> Julien

-- jrb

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