How do I improve mouse tracking in a virtual machine?

Updated 2009-02-17T15:27:36+00:00

Release Found: virtual machines running under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

The mouse cursor in virtual machines under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 does not track well with the actual mouse movements. This is because mouse drivers expect relative motion deltas. For example, the mouse moved up and right one centimeter, but the virtual machine console sends absolute coordinates. The conversion from absolute coordinates to relative deltas is an approximation. As errors in the approximations accumul...

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