Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72707
Anaconda requires mouse attached to system to install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
In text mode, when installing RedHat Null on i386, having no mouse attached to
the box makes anaconda exit and halt the system ("you may now safely reboot your
There is a Python traceback ("no mouse found"-type thing), but there is now way
I can get a hold of it since anaconda shuts the system down (thing scroll past
pretty quickly and I can't write it down by hand after-the-fact).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot Null (no mouse attached)
2. Choose text or GUI install
3. Wait for it to die saying "no mouse found" when starting up anaconda
Actual Results: Anaconda halted the system gracefully.
Expected Results: It should not matter if the mouse is present or not for
This has been fixed.
mouseless install confirmed (falls back to text mode)