Bug 244876 - mouse pointer vanishes when x windows starts
mouse pointer vanishes when x windows starts
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: 915resolution (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Weyl
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-19 12:25 EDT by rene ranjan william
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-12 16:12:47 EDT
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Description rene ranjan william 2007-06-19 12:25:43 EDT
Description of problem:

I have a compaq pressario v3029 AMD64 dual processor. Running Dual boot Fedora 7
 (64 bit) and win XP SP@ 32 bit. When I boot into linux sometimes the mouse
pointer simply vanishes when the x windows starts up! This is strange.. then
when I reboot again.. it reappears! I have noticed this problem even on earlier
versions of fedora core and even different versions of the f7 kernel. This is a
bug that definitely needs attention.

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Comment 1 Ryan Vietri 2007-07-02 07:22:15 EDT
Experiencing the same problem on a Dell Optiplex 740 with AMD X2. Fresh install
of Fedora 7 (32-bit). Pointer is visible until the Gnome login screen where it
becomes invisible.
Comment 2 Ryan Vietri 2007-07-02 07:33:51 EDT
WORKAROUND: Add Option "HWCursor" "off" to xorg.conf (Device section).

Other workaround: Disabling RHGB also appears to work.
Comment 3 Chris Weyl 2007-07-02 11:12:38 EDT
Is this bug related to the 915resolution package at all?  Nothing I'm seeing
here indicates that it is.

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