On Sat, 4 Sep 2004 14:01:09 -0700, Paul Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I installed 4.10 with XF86 4.3 and Gnome2 on my IBM Thinkpad 600X laptop, > which has a Neomagic video card. I used ncurses to configure > /etc/X11/XF86Config. Everything went fine except when I brought up Gnome > the mouse pointer was nowhere to be seen. The mouse was working because > when I moved it icons it evidently passed across would light up. The mouse > pointer was invisible. > > On the same machine 5.2.1 freezes up when I xinit. Control-Alt-Backspace, > Alt-F2 and all other commands known to me do nothing. To close it I had to > unplug the power cable and remove the battery, not a preferred method to > shut down. > > Red Hat 9 installs and runs perfectly (apart from the Lucent modem), and > Gnome has a mouse pointer! An OS from Redmond which will remain Gnomeless > installs and runs perfectly. > > I really like 4.10. How can I make the mouse pointer visible like in Red > Hat? > > Paul Smith > [EMAIL PROTECTED] >
run # XFree86 -configure Check whether you mouse is working properly or not. Then change the corresponding section in your current working file. Regards, Shantanoo _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"