Losing mouse

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Jun 16 20:27:57 CEST 2009

Video driver or x.org issue.  Not Xfce.

Gerard wrote:
> I just installed FreeBSD-7.2 on a new PC. I then proceeded to install
> all the prerequisite programs and finally XFCE4.
> Specifically:
> Xfce 4 Desktop Environment
> version 4.6.1 (Xfce 4.6)
> The problem is that for no apparent reason and at random times, the
> mouse pointer disappears. If I move the invisible mouse around the
> screen, icons will respond. However, I cannot physically see the mouse
> cursor.
> I have tried shutting down Xfce and restarting it to no avail. The only
> way I can get the mouse pointer back is to do a reboot of the PC.
> I have no idea what to look for so I cannot figure out how to file a
> bug report on it.
> Has anyone else experienced this phenomena?

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