Bug 118370 - system-config-mouse configures wrong mouse device
system-config-mouse configures wrong mouse device
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 116118
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-mouse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2004-03-15 19:00 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:02:00 EST
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2004-03-15 19:00:43 EST
Description of problem:

After switching to kernel-2.6.3-2.1.253 an X server refuses to start
and, eventually, it helpfully suggests that a mouse device is
wrong so maybe it will run something which will reconfigure
a mouse.  With an action confirmed it does that but but both
X and gpm are unhappy with results and now nothing works; before
at least gpm was ok.

It turns out that /dev/mouse now points to /dev/psaux.
Making manually /dev/mouse into a link to /dev/input/mice,
and editing /etc/X11/XF86Config to use /dev/mouse instead of
/dev/psaux, restores sanity and restarted gpm and X work just

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Comment 1 Brent Fox 2004-03-17 13:45:56 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 116118 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:02:00 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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