Comment 17 for bug 343371

Laurent Duchesne (l-urent) wrote :

I can confirm I had the same problem with 2.6.31-18 (ICH7 chipset). After following these instructions to upgrade the kernel to 2.6.32, everything works fine:
http://www.ramoonus.nl/2009/12/03/linux-kernel-2-6-32-installation-guide-for-ubuntu-linux/

The mouse doesn't freeze anymore and apps are still responsive even when under heavy IO load.