Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 505006
Sets root window cursor in a live install
Last modified: 2011-12-21 13:26:38 EST
When installing from a USB key, or LiveCD, anaconda sets the root window cursor to be busy. But if Anaconda backtraces, or doesn't finish properly, the root window cursor is left spinning, with the user wondering what the system is doing.
The fix would be to set the cursor only for the installer window when in live install mode.
Proposing a fix that never sets the root window cursor and instead sets waiting cursor on the anaconda main window and the waiting notification dialogs.
Unfortunately, there are issues with the patch due to bug 581912.
Created attachment 406275 [details]
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I am not planning on doing any busy cursor manipulations in the new UI if I can at all help it. This should therefore not be a problem in F17.