Strange bug with mouse wheel scrolling

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 11 10:53:04 PDT 2006

Matthias Hopf wrote:
> On Mar 31, 06 00:00:55 -0500, Greg Stark wrote:
>>I have a bug here but I'm not sure if it's an X bug or a Linux kernel bug or
>>perhaps my mouse having some weird hardware failure, though it's never done it
>>Whenever I scroll (vertically) by quickly spinning the mouse wheel it inserts
>>the occasional horizontal scroll. Checking with xev it does in fact send the
>>occasional "button 7" event:
> See
> I didn't have time so far to investigate this further, but your input
> about your mouse model could help here.

I've had reports of this as well with Xorg 6.9 on the Solaris kernel, so I'd
suspect the common code in Xorg over the Linux kernel code.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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