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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Jan 22 2009 - 15:54:24 EST

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 21:53:45 +0200
Risto Suominen <risto.suominen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 2009/1/22 Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> >
> > 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)
> >
> Could it be that console != fg_console, and we never reach do_blank_screen?

console != fg_console means that the console you are updating is not the
one displayed - so won't have the cursor on it anyway

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