Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 205115
unwanted automatic load of sermouse module
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:42 EST
Description of problem:
On a Toshiba laptop running X and a PS/2 mouse after plug-in a serial console
connection to a Fortigate firewall, unwanted automagical load of sermouse
results in PS/2 mouse becomes unusable.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time after serial console connection plug-in
I already tried "alias sermouse off" in /etc/modprobe.conf, but this won't help.
I'm not sure whether udev causes this problem, but if it's kernel related, pls.
install sermouse /bin/true
would help... to see, if udev is loading the module, execute:
and look in /var/log/messages
After further investigation I found that I claim the wrong package for that
problem. Module "sermouse" was loaded by gpm-initscript. And this was caused by
the existance of an old /etc/sysconfig/mouse specifying a serial mouse...
Will close the bug, thank you for the hint, sorry for annoyance.