Bug#220256: s3virge: mouse pointer frozen
The change to XF86Config you suggested indeed solves it.
Thank you so much, Branden.
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From: Branden Robinson <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Sent: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 01:58:49 -0500
Subject: Bug#220256: s3virge: mouse pointer frozen
> retitle 220256 xserver-xfree86: [s3virge] cursor does not move on
> ViRGE/MX rev 6 tag 220256 + moreinfo upstream thanks
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 01:34:13PM -0500, Daniel Calvelo Aros wrote:
> > Package: xserver-xfree86
> > Version: 4.2.1-13
> > Severity: important
> > Tags: sid
> > Launching X, the mouse pointer is initialized slightly offset left from
> > the screen center and does not move.
> > Still, X receives mouse events (clicks and movement); only the pointer
> > won't move. It will even switch to different pointers, but at the same
> > fixed position.
> > This happens when using the s3virge driver only. The problem disappears
> > on the vesa driver.
> > The machine is a Compaq Armada 7800 (S3Virge/MX).
> > The problem appeared suddenly today; it used to work OK.
> Can you please update your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 as follows?
> Change it from:
> > Section "Device"
> > Identifier "Generic Video Card"
> > Driver "vesa"
> > EndSection
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Generic Video Card"
> Driver "s3virge"
> Option "SWCursor" "true"
> If you do that and restart the X server, does the problem go away?
> G. Branden Robinson | There's no trick to being a
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