Bug 12056 - serial mouse reported as PS/2
serial mouse reported as PS/2
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-06-10 13:30 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-17 17:26:47 EDT
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Description Tim Waugh 2000-06-10 13:30:55 EDT
Using 'linux expert' to boot GUI installer, '3 button mouse (PS/2)' is
highlighted although my serial Genius Netmouse Pro 3 button mouse is
detected and working.  When I select '3 button mouse (serial)' I have to
tell it which serial port it's on, even though it obviously already knows.

(This worked in 6.2, with the same hardware.)
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-15 15:53:10 EDT
Assigned to developer.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2000-06-20 17:37:46 EDT
(I still get this in beta2.)
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-27 14:24:31 EDT
Is this present in beta 5?
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2000-07-28 03:45:11 EDT
Yes.  While loading anaconda it says it detected a generic serial mouse, but
when it comes to choosing a mouse in the GUI, PS/2 is highlighted.
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2000-07-28 04:06:30 EDT
Sorry, that was with beta _4_.

With beta 5 I am asked which serial port my mouse is on.  I can't get the
installer to start in GUI mode on this machine though, so I can't really test
the same thing.
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-17 17:26:45 EDT
If you are still having problem please reopen this bug.

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