Bug 234942 - Login to X and lose mouse pointer
Login to X and lose mouse pointer
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 182517
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nv (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
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Reported: 2007-04-02 19:54 EDT by Skip Palin
Modified: 2008-01-21 07:48 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-21 07:48:53 EST
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Xorg log file (51.56 KB, text/plain)
2007-04-02 19:54 EDT, Skip Palin
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Description Skip Palin 2007-04-02 19:54:16 EDT
Description of problem:
When X starts up i lose the mouse pointer

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How reproducible:
Start X or restart X

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Comment 1 Skip Palin 2007-04-02 19:54:16 EDT
Created attachment 151492 [details]
Xorg log file
Comment 2 Skip Palin 2007-04-02 22:37:28 EDT
OK this is weird, i powered off went to dinner, can back powered up, pointer was
there.
Is this a problem with Dell and not Fedora?
Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2007-04-10 12:27:24 EDT
Fedora 7 test bugs should be filed against "devel", not against test1/2/3. This
isn't obvious, I know. Moving this report so it isn't lost.

This is a bulk message -- I apologize if this was actually meant to be targeted
against a different release. If so, please fix or let me know. Thanks.
Comment 4 David Robertson 2007-05-05 15:48:42 EDT
I am experiencing this also.  Fedora 7 on an HP dv6000z laptop.  The pointer is
there during the graphic bootup, but is not present at the graphic login nor
when the desktop appears.  The mouse touchpad) functionality is "there" because
you can hover over the menu items and they drop down and mouse clicks are
functioning.  The visible pointer is not shown.  This problem is intermittent;
some boots the problem does not happen, some it does.  I have not experienced it
when booting into run level 3 and starting X via startx. 
Comment 5 David Robertson 2007-05-05 15:56:46 EDT
I am using up to date Fedora Test 4 32 bit. 
Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-02 06:12:38 EDT
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several updates, which may
have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged
to upgrade their system to the latest version of their distribution available.

Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in
the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.

If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as
INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-18 10:51:43 EST
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in
one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Comment 8 Skip Palin 2008-01-19 09:10:14 EST
I am using 2.6.23.9-85.fc8 #1 SMP Fri Dec 7 15:49:36 EST 2007 x86_64 GNU/Linux.
When i first installed the 64 bit i had the problem. I have changed the way
Fedora starts. I have changes the grub file.
#hiddenmenu and removed rhgb quiet.

Comment 9 Dave Airlie 2008-01-19 18:08:39 EST
nearly sure this is nv specific..
Comment 10 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-21 07:48:53 EST
Right you are, Dave -- this is IMHO one of the most duplicated bugs in the RH
Xorg universe.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 182517 ***

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