Bug 53031 - X(installer) fails when mouse was not autodected
X(installer) fails when mouse was not autodected
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-09-02 06:03 EDT by Heinz Deinhart
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-04 11:26:27 EDT
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Description Heinz Deinhart 2001-09-02 06:03:24 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.3-12 i686)

Description of problem:
installer falls back to textmode when connecting a USB mouse while
mouse-selection textbox is displayed
works fine when mouse is connected during boot

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot roswell iso without mouse connected to PC
2. proceed until it says: no mouse found, select one
3. connect a USB mouse to PC
4. select USB mouse (3 button, no emu)
5. see X failing to start (multiple times) and finally find yourself in
texmode install

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2001-09-04 10:16:26 EDT
if you have the mouse attached during bootup, does this work?
Comment 2 Heinz Deinhart 2001-09-04 11:26:22 EDT
yes it does (as i wrote above)
so its no showstopper
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2001-09-05 19:56:55 EDT
Not something that can be handled without hotplug support in anaconda

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