Package version: emacs-23.1.94-2.fc13.i686
The emacs cursor stays black which hides the glyph that it is on. Even customizing the cursor face setting it to inverse video doesn't fix the issue.
This seems to be an intel driver bug on this specific graphics hardware. I've reported it upstream.
I am closing this bug as CLOSED-UPSTREAM, as the bug is not in Emacs.
Thank you for investigating it and reporting upstream.
This is actually quite annoying.
Rui, please can you provide a link to the Intel bug? And do you happen to know why this wasn't happening in F12?
(Reopened, so I can request additional information. I think someone would open this sooner or later anyway).
(In reply to comment #3)
> This is actually quite annoying.
> Rui, please can you provide a link to the Intel bug?
It's linked here as an External Bug:
> And do you happen to know
> why this wasn't happening in F12?
No, but since this seems specific to this graphics hardware (Intel Arrandale) and I have never had F12 installed on this laptop I don't know if it didn't happen there.
I say it's specific to this hardware because I've asked on IRC and other people with Intel graphics didn't see the issue.
> > Rui, please can you provide a link to the Intel bug?
> It's linked here as an External Bug:
Thanks for the address.
> No, but since this seems specific to this graphics hardware (Intel Arrandale)
> and I have never had F12 installed on this laptop I don't know if it didn't
> happen there.
No, it was *not* occuring on F12.
Ales, have you updated to emacs-23.2-1.fc13.i686 yet? It seems this issue is fixed with that emacs version.
I just updated and the problem is gone.
Eight times hooray!
OK, I am actually reopening this, I still see the problem. This is on a machine with an intel graphics card:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82Q963/Q965 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
$ rpm -qa | grep xorg
(In reply to comment #9)
> OK, I am actually reopening this, I still see the problem. This is on a machine
> with an intel graphics card:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82Q963/Q965 Integrated
> Graphics Controller (rev 02)
> Packages installed:
So, your hardware is different of mine and yours is a 64bit system while mine is 32.
Can you confirm that under a compositing manager you don't see the bug?
(In reply to comment #10)
> So, your hardware is different of mine and yours is a 64bit system while mine
> is 32.
Yes, that's right.
> Can you confirm that under a compositing manager you don't see the bug?
Oh, interesting - yes, when I turn on "desktop effects" I no longer see the bug.
At this point I'd file the bug on upstream emacs. I've already closed the bug on the intel driver at freedesktop's bugzilla, but you could also re-open that one.
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