rev270 on my kubuntu 6.10 distro toshiba a45-s1202 laptop
sdl 1.2.10 installed
This is known... and by me personally
You'll find that HWSDL is crashing just exactly on exit, and is thus leaving the mouse set at SDL's arbitrarily small tracking values.
The long term solution is to update your SDL to current.
A short term solution is to use an SDL app that grabs and releases the mouse properly. A non-HWSDL app
http://svn.icculus.org/lgfaq/trunk/file ... iew=markup
I compiled a modified version of that (it's minus the gamma-checking code which iwas irelevant to the mouse). That binary is available here: