qemu-input: Mouse stops working in Windows guest

Bug #1618301 reported by nivekuil
This bug affects 2 people
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Bug Description

ROCCAT Kone XTD mouse will randomly stop working in the guest until it's restarted. Windows Event Viewer shows an error in i8042prt, with the message "Could not set the mouse resolution". The XML log:

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
  <Provider Name="i8042prt" />
  <EventID Qualifiers="49157">23</EventID>
  <TimeCreated SystemTime="2016-08-30T02:52:00.354536300Z" />
  <Security />
- <EventData>
  <Data />

Host is running Linux 4.7.2 with QEMU 2.6.1.

Tags: mouse ps2
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kjonca (kjonca) wrote :

The same with:
 4.19.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.28-2 (2019-03-15) x86_64 GNU/Linux
QEMU emulator version 3.1.0 (Debian 1:3.1+dfsg-7)

Windows 4.0 sp6 workstation.

This guest worked in virtualbox without issues.

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kjonca (kjonca) wrote :

Still exists in QEMU emulator version 5.0.0 (Debian 1:5.0-5) running on Linux 5.6.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.6.7-1 (2020-04-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux

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kjonca (kjonca) wrote :

Another observation (not sure if 100% relevant)
When I leave "Generic PS/2 mouse" as an ONLY pointing device, I can observe erratic moving ("jumping") cursor in (at least) windows guests (NT4 sp 6 , XP, Win 8.1)

QEMU emulator version 5.0.0 (Debian 1:5.0-6)

kjonca (kjonca)
tags: added: mouse ps2
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Thomas Huth (th-huth) wrote : Moved bug report

This is an automated cleanup. This bug report has been moved to QEMU's
new bug tracker on gitlab.com and thus gets marked as 'expired' now.
Please continue with the discussion here:


Changed in qemu:
status: New → Expired
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