Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 49766
Selecting wrong mouse makes keyboard not work
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:35:04 EDT
During the installation I made a mistake and selected that my mouse was of
type PS/2 instead of USB which is the correct type.
When I later started X the mouse wouldn't work, nothing strange about that
since I chose the wrong type. What's strange is that the keyboard didn't work.
I rebooted and ran XConfigurator, and when XConfigurator starts X to check
the configuration I got the same thing. Neither the mouse nor the keyboard
worked. When X exited and I got back to XConfigurator I found that the
keyboard didn't work even _after_ X exited.
Seems like X is trying to detect the PS/2 mouse and screws up the keyboard
by sending some weird data to it or something.
This defect is considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax.
What mouse (brand/model) do you have? Also, what keyboard do you have?
Is your keyboard PS/2, AT, or USB?
This problem is sufficiently bizarre IMHO that I need much more detailed
information. Can you create an X server log by running X configurator,
and then attaching /var/log/XFree*.log (all of em) to this report?
Please attach your configuration file as well, and a copy of your
/var/log/messages (trimmed if necessary to be <= 200k or so, we just
want the bottom of it preferably with kernel boot messages).
Also, are you using a Red Hat binary kernel, or a home built kernel?
Closing bug due to lack of information.