Re: [PATCH] vt - fb: hide cursor in graphics mode

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Jan 22 2009 - 14:04:28 EST

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 20:23:05 +0200
Risto Suominen <risto.suominen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Xserver Xfbdev (kdrive) uses linux framebuffer in graphics mode. It doesn't
> need the text mode cursor, it's a bit annoying to have it there sitting in a
> corner. This patch disables the cursor when switching to graphics mode.
> Signed-off-by: Risto Suominen <Risto.Suominen@xxxxxxxxx>

NAK. You need to work out what your real problem is I think. When we
enter graphics mode we hide the cursor automatically and always have done.

See set_cursor() and also do_blank_screen(1)

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