how to make a white cursor?
chiodr at kscems.ksc.nasa.gov
Wed Apr 21 17:29:36 UTC 2004
The mga driver supports the HwCursor option. From man mga.
Option "HWCursor" "boolean"
Enable or disable the HW cursor. Default: on.
You might try turning it off.
On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 13:23, Zachary C. wrote:
> The video card is a Matrox G450. I'm not useing dualhead but it has the
> capability. Its currently at the default driver of "mga".
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Chiodini" <chiodr at kscems.ksc.nasa.gov>
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 1:15 PM
> Subject: Re: how to make a white cursor?
> > On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 12:48, Zachary C. wrote:
> > > How do I change the current arrow (cursor) to a standard white one? My
> > > video hardware supports hardware acceleration of a standard white
> > > arrow, to help prevent flickering when moving the mouse over say a
> > > video or an animated gif or webpage scrolling or other objects on the
> > > screen being updated. I'd like it to use that, but since I've gone to
> > > FC1 it is black and flickers all over the place.
> > >
> > > I went into prefs for root and all other users and changed the setting
> > > for Use White Cursor to enabled, rebooted and it's still the same
> > > black cursor. If I could get the black arrow to at least not flicker
> > > I'd be happy with that, but I think the only way to do that on my
> > > hardware is to have it the standard white one.
> > >
> > > -Zack 'clickwir'
> > Zack,
> > What kind of graphics card do you have? Some support:
> > Option "HWCursor" "0" or Option "HWCursor" "1"
> > To turn the hardware cursor capabilities off or on, respectively. This
> > Option is in the Device section of /etc/X11/XF86Config. IIRC, some
> > cards exhibit problem you are seeing when HwCursor is enabled.
> > Bob...
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