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Bug 12084 - X configuration problems
X configuration problems
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-11 10:34 EDT by Brian Ginter
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-27 14:24:57 EDT
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Description Brian Ginter 2000-06-11 10:34:42 EDT
When setting the resolution during the X confuguration, if you select a 
resolution and then test that setting, occasionally upon return from the 
test, the mouse cursor will get stuck in the upper right corner of the 
screen.  If you continue navigating with the keyboard and test the screen 
resolution again, it will hang in a loop of testing and retesting the 
resolution.  Selecting yes, no or waiting for the 10 second time out all 
produce the same outcome of a retest.

The machine is a PIII-500, Diamond Speedstar A50 using the Mach 64 driver 
Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2000-07-09 17:56:27 EDT
The real problem here is (IMHO) that the installer detected and uses an ps/2
mouse and later on the user selects imps/2 or an other wheelmouse protocol, the
X-test is done with this protocol, and afterwards the mouse is still in this
mode, this confuses X hence the mouse doesn't work anymore.
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2000-07-18 14:27:05 EDT
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston Beta-5
Comment 3 Glen Foster 2000-07-21 14:04:33 EDT
This defect has been re-classified as MUST-FIX for Winston Gold-release
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-27 13:58:56 EDT
Fixed for beta 5 - needs to be tested.
Comment 5 Hans de Goede 2000-07-27 14:05:22 EDT
-did a custom install
-selected imps/2 as mousetype (installer detected 3 button ps2 mouse)
-tested X
-mouse still worked fine after testing

Good job!

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