Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431859
PS2 Mouse inoperative in Fedora release 8 under Virtual PC.
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:56:32 EST
Description of problem: PS2 Mouse inoperative. See bug report 223606. Similar
if not the same. Running Fedora in a Windows Virtual PC environment. Fedora
Kernel 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 works fine. Updated to 2.6.20-1.2320.fc5 and mouse is
nonfunctional. The same in 220.127.116.11-42.fc8 (release 8). I've tried the various
tweaks suggested in 223606's thread, but apparently I've not got the correct magic.
HW: Dell Optiplex 755
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora release 8 (18.104.22.168-42.fc8)
How reproducible: Every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot fedora in Windows Virtual PC session.
3. set video depth in xorg.conf to "DefaultDepth 16"
GUI comes up but mouse is unresponsive.
If you suspect this is the same type of issue as bug #223606 you'll probably
want to give similar information.
Is there any obvious error or warning messages when you run dmesg?
What type of mouse do you have?
If you boot the box from a Fedora 8 Live CD instead of Windows Virtual PC do you
have the same problem?
reassigning to kernel as gnome-common doesn't interact with the mouse at all.
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