Bug 855534 - Occasional Invisible Pointer nouveau welcome screen
Occasional Invisible Pointer nouveau welcome screen
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-08 14:08 EDT by Don Swaner
Modified: 2013-08-01 06:24 EDT (History)
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Description Don Swaner 2012-09-08 14:08:30 EDT
Description of problem:
3 times out of the last 40 daily system boots, the mouse pointer was invisible.  Rebooting fixes the problem.  Once out of the 3 occurrences I noticed that the mouse pointer was visible before the screen saver kicked in, but was invisible after the screen was restored.  The other 2 occurrences I did not note whether the mouse pointer was visible before the screen saver kicked in.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-screensaver 3.4.1

How reproducible:
Occurs approximately 8 times per 100 system boots.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot the system
2.  Wait until screen saver kicks on.
3.  Restore screen.
Actual results:
Occationally mouse pointer is invisible.

Expected results:
Mouse pointer is always visible on welcome / login screen.

Additional info:
The problem manifests on the gdm welcome / login screen.  The relevant screen saver may not be gnome-screensaver?
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