Bug 467130 - Mouse cursor invisible when installing from i386-DVD
Mouse cursor invisible when installing from i386-DVD
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-10-15 17:32 EDT by Kåre Løvgren
Modified: 2018-04-11 12:37 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 01:35:13 EST
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Xorg log file (from running machine, not directly after install) (92.67 KB, text/plain)
2008-10-17 12:35 EDT, Kåre Løvgren
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Description Kåre Løvgren 2008-10-15 17:32:51 EDT
Description of problem:
The mouse cursor cannot be seen on the screen during installation.
Mouse seems to work but (sometimes a field can be selected by luck) but no visual mouse cursor.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 10 beta

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot from DVD, start installer

Additional info:
P4 CPU, ATi X-300 PCI-E graphics adapter
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-10-16 19:54:12 EDT
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.

When the anaconda crashes, please, switch to the console (Ctrl+Alt+F2) and cp /tmp/* to some other place -- USB stick, some other computer via network, some on the Internet, and please attach it to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

When you install in the text mode, are you able to start X and does mouse work there? Can you also attach /var/log/Xorg.0.log and /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if you have any) to this bug, please?

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 2 Kåre Løvgren 2008-10-17 12:35:43 EDT
Created attachment 320693 [details]
Xorg log file (from running machine, not directly after install)
Comment 3 Kåre Løvgren 2008-10-17 12:36:11 EDT
Hi Matej,

Anaconda did not crash, I just couldn't see the mouse while installing.
I got through the install using the keyboard (though the arrow keys did not seem to work either, but Tab did).

The mouse works fine after installing (writing this from the same machine). I even got a "battery low" warning last night (the mouse is wireless).
I would like to help but would prefer not to reinstall since I have now configured the machine and installed stuff on it...

I have attached /var/log/Xorg.0.log but there is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.

Best regards,
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 22:54:30 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 01:35:13 EST
Fedora 10 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-12-17. Fedora 10 is 
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