Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67967
kernel-2.4.18-5 on Dell Dimension 8200 can't see bus mouse
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Dimension 8200 has Logitech Optical USB mouse. The 2.4.18-5-i386 kernel gives
OK messages about USB, HID and mouse during boot, but in XFree86-4.2.0-8 mouse
cursor is frozen at center screen and buttons don't work. The 2.4.18-4 kernel
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install kernel-2.4.18-5 on this particular machine
3. run X windows
Actual Results: No mouse response.
Expected Results: Mouse should work normally.
I have installed the same kernel on various other machines using PS/2 mice
and have no problems. I don't know if it is the model of Dell or the bus mouse
that makes the difference.
Meantime I continue to use 2.4.18-4 kernel.
Requestor, please attach your /etc/X11/XF86Config to the bug,
but do not drop into the comments box.
APOLOGIES! Due to a typo in my grub.conf, I was not booting to the 2.4.18-5
grub.conf file was not automatically updated when I installed the kernel,
of "fatal error: unable to find a suitable template", so I fixed grub.conf,
incorrectly, by hand.)
I did not notice this mistake till last night. When I boot to the true 2.4.18-5
kernel, the mouse
This bug should be retracted.
Again, apologies to all for filing this bug report on a bad-hair day.
No apoligies are necessary. :)