Bug 133902 - Installer insists on a mouse when using display=remote:0
Summary: Installer insists on a mouse when using display=remote:0
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-09-28 12:39 UTC by Matthew Booth
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-01-13 17:50:24 UTC
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Description Matthew Booth 2004-09-28 12:39:32 UTC
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Description of problem:
When installing using a remote display, the installer will probe the
local graphics card and mouse. If you don't have a mouse, it will
prompt you to specify a mouse manually or use text only mode. It will
then ignore the selection and correctly open a remote display.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
0. Remove the mouse from the system.
1. Boot from CD 1
2. Type "linux askmethod display=remoteworkstation:0"
3. Follow the prompts to find nfs mounted CD isos.
4. Anaconda starts

Actual Results:  Complains that no mouse was detected and prompts you
to specify one or use text mode.

Expected Results:  Doesn't bother probing X or for a mouse.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-09-28 14:10:44 UTC
Changed so we don't prompt for mouse type on remote display.  We still
have to probe so that we have the information later for setting up X
on the installed system.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2005-01-13 17:50:24 UTC
Closing out.  Please reopen if the problem is still present in recent code.

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