Bug 15949 - Installer gets /etc/sysconfig/mouse wrong
Installer gets /etc/sysconfig/mouse wrong
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-08-10 16:43 EDT by Joshua Jensen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-10 18:07:19 EDT
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Description Joshua Jensen 2000-08-10 16:43:26 EDT
In the installer, I select Microsoft IntelliMouse PS/2.

The FULLNAME variable in /etc/sysconfig/mouse says:
"Microsoft - IntelliMouse (PS/2)"

This really breaks gpm and X mouse functionality.
Running mouseconfig corrects things, as detailed below:

The FULLNAME line should be:
"Microsoft - IntelliMouse (PS/2)"

Looks like /etc/X11/XF86Config was broken by the installer using
Emulate3Buttons (which I *unchecked* because I didn't want it), and Device
/dev/psaux (instead of /dev/mouse... this part isn't really a bug, but why
not set up correctly like mouseconfig does?).

I have orignal and fixed config files, should you want to look at them.

Thanks

Joshua Jensen
joshua@iwsp.com
joshua@redhat.com
Comment 1 Joshua Jensen 2000-08-10 16:54:39 EDT
Sorry, I got the "fix" to /etc/sysconfig/mouse wrong before... here it is now:
The FULLNAME line should be:
"Microsoft IntelliMouse (PS/2)"

Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2000-08-10 18:07:12 EDT
fixed internally

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