Bug 578 - Installer fails to set svgalib mouse type
Installer fails to set svgalib mouse type
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-23 18:58 EST by Chris Evans
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-28 16:07:21 EST
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Description Chris Evans 1998-12-23 18:58:04 EST
The installer prompts the user for mouse type. In my case
this is a PS2 mouse and it is autodetected.

The installer uses this information to configure
- X windows
- gpm

However there is a third place that needs configuring that
the installer forgets,
- SVGAlib (/etc/vga/libvga.config)

Without this fix a user has to know how to manually fix
svgalib by editing the textual config file. Messy. And the
user is deprived of quake :-)
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-28 16:07:59 EST
Thank you for the suggestion. It has been noted and we will consider
this for upcoming releases.

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