Current rawhide -- X cursor is getting stuck

Miles Lane 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.

Hi Kevin,

Enabling SWCursor seems to have done the trick.  Is this a bug in Xorg?

Thanks!
         Miles




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