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Mac OS 9 and jumpy pointer
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pischke
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Oct 28, 1999, 01:25 PM
 
Ever since installing Mac OS 9, the mouse pointer has been extremely jiumpy during heavy disk access, almost to the point of unusability. I never had this problem under Mac OS 8.6.

I have a Blue and White G3/350/DVD with an additional 10GB Maxtor drive installed. Could this be related to the problem?
     
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Oct 28, 1999, 05:25 PM
 
I've noticed this while using my Lombard. Seems to happen when it's trying to do lots of things at once.
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Oct 28, 1999, 11:16 PM
 
I also have a b/w 350, and I have experienced the same problem. Rebooting is the only solution, far as I can tell.
     
   
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