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[Xen-users] Mouse cursor tracking issue in VNC console windows

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Subject: [Xen-users] Mouse cursor tracking issue in VNC console windows
From: "David Morris" <david.morris@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 18:03:49 -0700
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I'm running Xen on RHEL5. Currently Xen 3.1 from xensource rpms, but the 
problem existed on the previous 3.0.3 version of Xen.

The issue does not appear to exist on a debian/etc Xen 3.1 installation.

The problem: When VNC is used to present the console for HVM VMs, whether the 
vncviewer is on my windows desktop or displayed on my desktop via X from a 
vncviewer on the xen dom0, the virtual mouse cursor and a small square appear 
in the window. There is a varying distance between the small square which seems 
to be the real mouse cursor as it becomes the windows mouse as soon as it 
leaves the VNC window. Since the two 'cursors' aren't overlayed and change 
distance and relationship, it is really difficult to drive a window based 

Does anyone know what package needs to be updated to fix this?

  Dave Morris

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