Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431779
Mouse pointer vanishes when Gecko is loading a page, with DRI disabled
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:39:04 EST
Bug may be X or may be Firefox or something else, not sure.
I have two X servers running on two consoles; they are the same except the first
one has Option NoDRI set and reports no DRI from glxinfo.
On the first console, with DRI disabled, when Firefox or Epiphany is loading a
page the mouse pointer vanishes (when the pointer is over Gecko).
On the second console, with DRI enabled, the pointer is an animated busy-cursor
in the same situation.
I am not running a compositing manager in either case, just metacity.
Using the Intel drivers.
Hi, Havoc, the standard request for information follows:
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.
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.
Sorry, I haven't gotten around to shutting down all my stuff and logging out. Do
you have something specific you want to know from the logs or is it just a
boilerplate question for all possible X bugs?
FWIW, I really don't think anything in the conf files or logs is relevant. The
conf files are unmodified from what system-config-display spits out, other than
Option NoDRI in one of them. The video card is just normal Intel video.
If nobody else can reproduce then maybe we want to look at xorg.conf and logs to
see if I'm doing something messed up, but my guess is that this is not some
arcane situation that's hard to reproduce.
Here is the same thing for Ubuntu:
The page-load pointer is different because it uses animation, I think. That
would be what's broken (animated pointers).
Yes, it is a boiler-plate question I add whenever I feel like it might be
interesting to know details about the reporter's configuration and hardware (too
many bugs to hand-write scholarly articles for each individual bug).
OK, I won't argue with you and I will let ajax ask you whatever he wants.
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