Bug 815075 - Mouse cursor flickers and disappears
Mouse cursor flickers and disappears
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2012-04-22 07:38 EDT by D.S. Ljungmark
Modified: 2013-08-01 09:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 09:24:50 EDT
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xorg.0.log (118.20 KB, text/x-log)
2012-04-22 07:38 EDT, D.S. Ljungmark
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Description D.S. Ljungmark 2012-04-22 07:38:35 EDT
Created attachment 579278 [details]

Description of problem:
While using X ( empty desktop, as well as while over an application like Firefox) the cursor disappears.
It also disappears -when moving-, causing a flickering effect.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 17 Beta

How reproducible:
Started up the beta

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Move mouse
2. Cursor flickers

Additional info:

Most probably related to the graphicscard, ( ATI Radeon 7970) not being properly supported in kernel 3.3 (3.4 fixes this)
Comment 1 Andrey Vaynberger 2012-06-04 13:58:30 EDT
I had the same problem.
I have graphics card AMD Radeon HD4750, and I used driver that I've built from git about half a year ago, because driver from distributive didn't have some features. After upgrading to Fedora 17 I had same flickering mouse cursor. After I've switched from driver that I've built form git to driver from distributive all works fine.
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