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Re: Mouse disappeared after update to squeeze 6.0.1

On Tue, 22 Mar 2011 04:44:58 -0400 (EDT), Christian Estelmann wrote:
> After installing all updates on the weekend the mouse pointer 
> disappeared. It was like the size of the pointer were set to 0px. 
> Klicking and moving was possible - but without seeing the pointer, it 
> was quite hard do know where you are.
> I downgraded package for package. Now I can say, that when doing this step:
> [AKTUALISIERUNG] linux-base 2.6.32-30 -> 2.6.32-31
> [AKTUALISIERUNG] linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686 2.6.32-30 -> 2.6.32-31
> [AKTUALISIERUNG] linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common 2.6.32-30 -> 2.6.32-31
> [AKTUALISIERUNG] linux-image-2.6.32-5-686 2.6.32-30 -> 2.6.32-31
> after a reboot the mouse pointer is not showed. After installing the 
> packages in version 2.6.32-30 it is back again.
> I am using kde and kdm. But I for testing I have installed gdm and xfce 
> - the mouse was not visible there, too.
> While starting a program, the "jumping" icon is showed and can be moved 
> - like nothing is wrong.
> I'm not sure if this is the right list, but I thought I will try.
> If you need more information just ask about it.

I cannot reproduce your problem.  I am running Wheezy with the exact same
stock Debian kernel image: linux-image-2.6.32-5-686, version 2.6.32-31,
and my mouse pointer works fine.  I am using GNOME and the nv driver.
I also have gpm installed for using the mouse in a text console.  My mouse
is a standard 2-button PS/2 mouse connected to a standard PS/2 mouse port
on the back of the machine (Intel 8042 keyboard/mouse controller chip).
What kind of mouse are you using?

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