Bug 69309 - RFE: Mouse scroll whell support during install
RFE: Mouse scroll whell support during install
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
1.0
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-07-20 13:57 EDT by Mike A. Harris
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-20 13:59:39 EDT
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Description Mike A. Harris 2002-07-20 13:57:32 EDT
Just did an install, and kept intuitively using the scroll wheel.
Er.. well..  attempting to.  ;o)  Doesn't work though.  ;o)

Could you add the following to the X config used in anaconda:

ZaxisMapping "4 5"

All our config files have this option currently so it should work ok
and not impose any compatibility problems for anyone.

TIA
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2002-07-20 13:59:35 EDT
/me too!
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-07-20 14:28:42 EDT
Unfortunately, we have to use the PS/2 protocol by default in anaconda to avoid
making mouse usage impossible for folks without wheel mice.  And changing the
mouse protocol to IMPS/2 on the fly with the X server running doesn't work
either as the mouse has already been initialized at that point and
reinitializing it confuses it.  So unfortunately, without the ability to do
better probing of PS/2 mice, this is impossible to do.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2002-07-20 14:48:15 EDT
Right now, yes.  ;o)

Think positive!  ;o)  s/WONTFIX/DEFERED/  ;o)

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