X in the middle

Eric Feliksik milouny at gmx.net
Tue Nov 2 21:03:14 UTC 2004

You're not the first person with this problem! This is an email sent earlier on this 

Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 07:41:13PM -0500, Steve Bromley wrote:
>>I've just installed the new full release of Warty onto an older box with
>>an old S3 Savage video card.  This is an old box I had in the corner and
>>hadn't used in a while.  Anyway, Warty detected everything and installed
>>without a problem but once Gnome started up (after the splash screen), I
>>get an X right in the middle of the screen.  Everything still works but
>>I don't have a clue as to how to get rid of it.  The keyboard and mouse
>>work but the cursors seem to go under the X. It's almost like the X is
>>above everything on the screen.
>>Any ideas as to what happened and how I can fix it?
> Edit /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, add 'Option "SWCursor"' to the Device
> section, save, and run /etc/init.d/gdm restart as root.

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