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Re: Mouse disappeared after update to squeeze 6.0.1

Steven Sciame <sasciame <at> yahoo.com> writes:

> What is the easiest way to downgrade the kernel as a work around for this
problem?debtop:/home/steven# apt-get install
linux-image-2.6.32-5-686=2.6.32-30Reading package lists... DoneBuilding
dependency tree       Reading state information... DoneE: Version '2.6.32-30'
for 'linux-image-2.6.32-5-686' was not founddebtop:/home/steven# Do I need to
build from source at kernel.org or can I use apt?--- On Tue, 3/22/11, Wolodja
Wentland <babilen <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Wolodja Wentland <babilen <at> gmail.com>Subject: Re: Mouse disappeared
after update to squeeze 6.0.1To: debian-user <at> lists.debian.orgDate: Tuesday,
March 22, 2011, 6:51
>  AMOn 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=619019Looks as if
downgrading the kernel (as you did) is a workaround for the timebeing. You do
have an intel card, don't you?--   .''`.     Wolodja Wentland   
<wolodja.wentland <at> ed.ac.uk> : :'  : `. `'`     4096R/CAF14EFC   `-   
   081C B7CD FF04
>  2BA9 94EA  36B2 8B7F 7D30 CAF1 4EFC

I have the same problem and i want to downgrade .32-31 to .32-30 .

How this is easily done ?

Best regards

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