Bug 473262 - Mouse cursor not movable when using tablet instead of mouse
Mouse cursor not movable when using tablet instead of mouse
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Depends On: 248752
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Reported: 2008-11-27 08:01 EST by Olivier Fourdan
Modified: 2013-03-03 21:47 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.18.4-2.fc7
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Last Closed: 2009-09-02 07:28:21 EDT
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Patch that fixes the issue, taken from upstream commit (4.50 KB, patch)
2008-11-27 08:01 EST, Olivier Fourdan
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Description Olivier Fourdan 2008-11-27 08:01:58 EST
Created attachment 324875 [details]
Patch that fixes the issue, taken from upstream commit

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #248752 +++

This bug also affects Red Hat EL 5.x

Description of problem:

Using a tablet in gdm with accessibility turned on breaks pointer movement.

How reproducible:

100% reproducible

Steps to reproduce:

1) Install a USB Wacom tablet on EL5
2) Turn accessibility in gdm
3) Try to move the pointer in gdm using the pen

Actual result:

The pointer jumps all around

Expected result:

The pointer follows the pen movement

Additional info:

This is bugzilla upstream:


Fixed in svn rev. 5155:

Comment 12 Chris Ward 2009-07-03 14:14:17 EDT
~~ Attention - RHEL 5.4 Beta Released! ~~

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Comment 15 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 07:28:21 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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