>> Perhaps a better option could be to directly patch the "mouse" add- >> on, >> making it send absolute coordinates when it is running in VMWare and >> the mouse is moved. It would also avoid polling the VMW backdoor >> constantly. I will take a look.... > > I suppose so. > This design seems quite stupid from vmware... oh well. Historically speaking: PS/2 doesn't use absolute coordinates. Polling is I/O is used when there isn't a suitable paravirtualized event based device.