Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 832611
Mouse cursor is a white square after xorg update
Last modified: 2013-08-01 09:36:22 EDT
Description of problem:
Updated my Fedora 17 from xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.12.0-2.fc17.i686 to xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.12.2-1.fc17.i686 and my cursor just turned into a white square.
I have intel gma500 and use gnome3 in "ugly" mode (no effects).
Just downgraded to xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.12.0-2.fc17.i686 and the mouse appears ok.
I do NOT have any xorg.conf file.
My system is also exhibiting the problem.
display: intel gmat500
current xorg-x11-server-Xorg: xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.12.2-1.fc17.i686 (not sure what my previous version was)
The cursor (not always a simple white square: it picks up random bits/colors) is wrong either in regular desktop or with Force Fallback On (which is my default for performance).
I also (prior to latest updates) have these boot error messages, not sure if they are related to this problem:
[ 1.818866] ioremap error for 0x3f6c0000-0x3f6c3000, requested 0x10, got 0x0
[ 2.556879] gma500 0000:00:02.0: BL bug: Reg 00000000 save 00000000
Hi, do you still have this problem?
I'm guessing you both have Cedarview hardware? You can enable software cursor in your xorg.conf and the problem should go away. See the swcursor option.
I'm not sure why this is happening but it is related to the cursor buffer object and how it is mapped into graphics memory. I'll see if I can trace this down.
It might help me if you can attach dmesg outputs with the kernel boot parameter drm.debug=0xf
(In reply to comment #2)
> Hi, do you still have this problem?
I have not had this problem for quite a while (several months).
Thanks for the info, then we can consider this bug as closed.
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