Re: Cursor Problems, again
Try setting the Software-based Cursor option in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 .
On my laptop, the hardware cursor starts out fine but gets fritzed when
the BIOS displays its "LOW BAT" warning.
Identifier "Generic Video Card"
On Sunday 04 January 2004 21:44, Robert C. Thyberg wrote:
> I put this on the list at Christmas but got no response. Have tried
> the Debian support pages but found no help there. Here goes again!
> SONY VAIO F490
> 650Mhz Intel, 18GB HDD
> Debian 3.0 rev2 "woody", new install
> Can't get arrow shaped cursor in GUI or block in console.
> Cursor is a three quarter inch square of vertical lines or hash in
> both GUI and in console. . Top left corner of square is the point
> which works but is very hard on the eyes. "gpm" is installed
> Square cursor in KDE and GNOME and Konqueror and all GUI stuff.
> Same kind of cursor on the console
> The GUI desktop peripheral setup is of no help
> Computer has built in mouse and I use an external PS/2 mouse.
> Either/or both work identically bad!!
> Don't think it is a hardware problem.
> Have not had this problem with RH 9 or Mandrake 9.0
> How to set up mouse with small arrow cursor on either/or both mice??
> How get "gpmconfig" if necessary? Searched not found!
> How to get the standard block cursor on the console?
> Annapolis, MD