R500/F10 Cursor on Second Head?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 06:01:24 PST 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Thomas J. Baker <tjb at unh.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 15:25 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Thomas J. Baker <tjb at unh.edu> wrote:
>> >
>> > Any way to get a cursor on the second head with an ATI R500 and current
>> > Fedora 10? I've got a new X1950PRO and am looking for best settings.
>> > Also, I'm assuming that with a minimal xorg.conf file that just sets up
>> > the two heads, all other options are set optimally? Any speed tweaks I
>> > could add?
>> The cursor should just work on the second head.  What sort of problem
>> are you having?
>> Alex
> I got a couple of suggestions off list and turning on the software
> cursor fixed it. It's also a little strange that a test of disabling kms
> made things quite a bit worse. My monitors got reversed and I had lots
> of corruption of the display. I did get a cursor on both screens though!

If you are having problems with the hw cursor on the second display,
please file a bug (https://bugs.freedesktop.org) and attach your xorg
log and config so we can get it fixed.  This is the first I've heard
of the hw cursor not showing up.


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