Current rawhide -- X cursor is getting stuck
miles.lane at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 20:09:20 UTC 2006
On 8/29/06, Miles Lane <miles.lane at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/29/06, Kevin DeKorte <kdekorte at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Miles Lane wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Today I am seeing a very weird behavior in Xorg. My cursor is getting
> > > stuck at the top of the display. It will move side to side, but not up
> > > and down. Oddly, the pointer functionality is working. That is, when I
> > > move the mouse, I can see UI elements getting highlighted when the
> > > pointer passes over them, but the visable cursor remains at the top of
> > > the screen.
> > >
> > Does adding the following to the Device section of xorg.conf change
> > anything?
> > Option "SWCursor" "true"
> Rats. Spoke to soon. The lockup just happened again. It seems to
> be an intermittent problem (my favorite). The cursor got stuck after
> working correctly for a while. Then, after mouse-clicking for a bit,
> the mouse got unstuck! Now I will try your suggestion, Kevin,
> and let you know whether it helps.
Enabling SWCursor seems to have done the trick. Is this a bug in Xorg?
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