Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 12769
mkkickstart b0rken with PS/2 mice.
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
This morning, I tried to create a KickStart disk with "mkkickstart" and it
was all fine and dandy. Until I actually wanted to use the KickStart disk
to install a new machine. I have a PS/2 mouse attached to the machine I
ran mkkickstart off (and, indeed all the systems around here), and
mkkickstart wrote "mouse ps/2" to the config file. All is good and well -
or so it seems. RH objects to this and throws up an error about it not
being a valid type. So I went to the file referenced and looked up the
types for mouseToMouse - the struct/function it was b0rking on, and lo and
behold, "ps/2" wasn't a valid mouse type there - it's either "genericps/2"
(generic 2-button PS/2 mouse) or "generic3ps/2" (generic 3-button PS/2
mouse). Not enough for me to set my hair on fire and run screaming out of
the room, but reasonably annoying.
This appears to be fixed in Raw Hide (ftp://ftp.redhat.com/rawhide/i386/). With
MOUSETYPE set to "ps/2", mkkickstart prints "mouse genericps/2". Please
reopen this bug if you find that this is not the case.