On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 19:59 -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
A recent fresh install of F10 from DVD seemed normal enough. Gnome
KDE boot normally, everything is fine.
However, I prefer fluxbox. I installed it afterwards, but when I type
startx, there is no mouse cursor. This is on an Acer Aspire 4720z,
which uses the synaptics driver. The older Fedora versions have that
entry in xorg.conf on this machine. The later Rawhide test installs
don't have an xorg.conf, of course, but it worked fine with them as
Suppressing the initial cursor is more or less expected. We added a
patch for that to make the transition from plymouth to gdm prettier, in
which the server doesn't show a cursor until an application defines one.
However, there was a logic error in the patch which made it actually
suppress the cursor until the third or fourth time you defined one.
I could have sworn I'd fixed that in F10 as well as in upstream, but it
appears not. I'll push an F10 update.