invisible cursor when switching to vga output on Intel with xrandr
gordon.jin at intel.com
Mon Oct 12 01:05:17 PDT 2009
Jelle de Jong wrote on Sunday, October 11, 2009 9:51 PM:
> Hello everybody,
> xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.9.0-1
> xserver-xorg 1:7.4+4
> Linux version 2.6.30-2-686 (Debian 2.6.30-8) (waldi at debian.org) (gcc
> version 4.3.4 (Debian 4.3.4-3) ) #1 SMP Sat Sep 26 01:16:22 UTC 2009
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME
> Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
> 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME,
> 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
> xrandr --output VGA --auto --output LVDS --off
> When I start my HP 5101 netbook with VGA monitor connected, the LVDS
> screen gets initialised on 800x600 and the VGA monitor is in cloning
> mode. The mouse cursor is visible and working as expected.
> When I execture the above xrandr commando the LVDS is turrend of and
> the VGA screen is initialised on the expected native reslolution.
> However the mouse cursor has become invisible, and I can't find any
> tricks to get it visable again.
> I used a configuration without xorg.conf but later added adding
> SWCursor true and/or HWCursor false options. According to the
> Xorg.0.log these options are being ignored.
> Could somebody help me?
> Thanks in advance,
126.96.36.199 with KMS enabled works for me. And with KMS disabled I see the problem you meet.
As UMS has been removed after 2.9.0, I'd suggest you to use KMS.
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