Bug 16551 - "mouse --kickstart none" in ks.cfg doesn't work
Summary: "mouse --kickstart none" in ks.cfg doesn't work
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-08-18 21:48 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-21 16:03:37 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-18 21:48:15 UTC
Using kickstart with "mouse --kickstart none" in ks.cfg my produces a
python syntax error.

The following patch fixes the problem.

<       (args, extra) = isys.getopt(args, '', [ 'device=', 'emulthree',
<                                     'kickstart'])
>       (args, extra) = isys.getopt(args, '', [ 'device=', 'emulthree' ])

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Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-21 16:03:20 UTC
Brock - please verify this is fixed in pinstripe, the above patch already
appears to have been applied.

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2000-08-21 19:48:35 UTC
I tried to reproduce this bug and Anaconda crashes.  I get a Python traceback
that says:
Type Error: bad argument --kickstart: unknown option

According to the kickstart documentation for 6.2
--kickstart is not a valid entry for the mouse in the kickstart file.  However,
I've seen other reports in Bugzilla from other people trying to use the
--kickstart option.  Where does this come from?

Closing as not a bug.

Comment 3 Steven Roberts 2001-02-05 09:22:46 UTC
Hey RedHat folks.  while trying to find help on my 'part' bug, found one example of the bad --kickstart arg to mouse reference:

both the HOWTO, and the RH Ref Guide make no mention BTW.

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