Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 301371
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:42:16 EDT
Description of problem:
When gamma is set, cursor is dark anyway.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not important/all versions.
Steps to Reproduce:
Set gamma to 3.0 and look at cursor - it is dark (not brightened by Xgamma).
Cursor is dark.
Cursor is bright.
Cursor isn't brightened in every distribution.
Hmm, cannot reproduce on F7 with the latest updates
(xorg-x11-server-utils-7.2-1.fc7) -- cursor gets as washed out as the rest of
the screen. Is there anything else you could tell us about your configuration of
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 204081 [details]
X11 configuration file
Created attachment 204091 [details]
I had many situations - with and without xorg.conf and always when I was playing
with xgamma command, my cursor was dark.
Even on my old video card - ATI 3DRage.
Thanks for the report. We are sorry that we cannot help you with your problem,
but we are not able to support binary-only drivers. If you would be able to
reproduce this issue using only open source software, please, reopen this bug
with the additional information, but in meantime I have no choice than to close
this bug as CANTFIX (because we really cannot fix it).
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