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Re: Disappearing mouse

On Sat, 2010-09-04 at 00:21 -0400, Robert Brockway wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Sep 2010, John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> > Has anyone experienced this in Debian? Is there a definitive cause and,
> > more importantly, a real solution? Thanks - John
> I had this with an NVidia chipset (don't recall the exact chipset right 
> now).
> I had to add a SWCursor option to prevent cursor going invisible from time 
> to time under Lenny.  Once it went invisible the X server would need to be 
> restarted to recover it.  The cursor was just invisible - it always worked 
> perfectly if only you could guess where it was.
> This is an example from xorg.conf:
> Section "Device"
>          Identifier      "Configured Video Device"
>          Driver "Vesa"
>          Option "SWCursor" "yes"
> EndSection
Thanks, I'll give that a try although I'm a bit concerned about the
performance overhead since this is a VServer guest and we expect
hundreds of them on the same large VServer host - John

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