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Re: Mouse disappeared after update to squeeze 6.0.1



On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 09:44 +0100, Estelmann, Christian wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 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.

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=619019

Looks as if downgrading the kernel (as you did) is a workaround for the time
being. You do have an intel card, don't you?
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