PS/2 mouse poll rate

Adam Jackson ajax at
Fri Aug 1 07:43:06 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 12:17 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> Is there a way to increase the poll rate of PS/2 mice to 250Hz?  I used 
> to do that on M$ Windows to get marginally smoother cursor movement.

With the mouse driver, refer to the "SampleRate" option in the 'mouse'
manual page.  With the evdev driver, this is controlled by the
psmouse.rate option on the kernel command line.

- ajax
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