Ticket #7923 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

VGA text mode cursor doesn't blink

Reported by: Peladon Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Windows


Didn't you guys notice the VGA text mode cursor? It doesn't blink! It would be appreciated if someone fixes the problem.

Regards, Javier Donoso.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix

Sure we notice the VGA text mode cursor. There is no standard describing that the text mode cursor must blink. This depends on the BIOS and in a virtualized environment it is just a waste of CPU time to let the cursor blink. Think of a host running dozens of VMs.

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