X - no mouse/pointer
jamiebohr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 20:53:58 UTC 2008
Sorry, I just saw the reply. I have not been checking me email ... sorry.
I removed the "rhgb" from grub.conf, all is working great now.
On Jan 3, 2008 5:19 AM, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> Jamie Bohr wrote:
> > Thank you this was the trick I was missing. I've done some looking
> > (~10 minutes) around and don't quite know how rhgb affects the mouse
> > but ha ... it worked and that is all I care about.
> > Question: How did you figure this out? I had just finished installing
> > kubuntu to see it worked and start comparing files. I hadn't even
> > considered boot options in grub.conf.
> > Thank you again ....
> What was the resolution? Removing rhgb from the startup, adding HWCursor
> "off" or a combination?
> I am assuming rhgb was causing the no mouse problem by your response. So
> Karl's advice helped you out.
> > On Jan 1, 2008 1:33 PM, Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
> >> Jim Cornette wrote:
> >>> Jamie Bohr wrote:
> >>>> I have the latest updates installed, the based install (no updates)
> >>>> had the same issue.
> >>> It might be that your mouse is having problems showing. You could try
> >>> adding
> >>> Option "HWCursor" "off"
> >>> to the xorg.conf file device section.
> >>> I thought this problem was happening on NVidia binary drivers. It
> >>> could also be happening with the X provided one.
> >>> Jim
> >> Also you need to erase the rhgb that follows the kernel name in
> >> /root/grub/grub.conf and then it should work ok. These are both required
> >> to get the pointer back.
> >> Karl
> If life is a stage, I want some better lighting.
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