Bug 82718 - unable to type in fields
unable to type in fields
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71834
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-01-25 02:00 EST by John Mellor
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:23 EST
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Description John Mellor 2003-01-25 02:00:49 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030115

Description of problem:
In two places during a full custom gui install, I was not able to get focus to
an updateable field without resorting to tricks.

1) On the window asking for the new root password twice, focus was not possible
until I right-clicked and selected default input method.  Operation was normal
after this fault.

2) On the window asking for the monitor configuration, I was unable to obtain
focus again to correct the hsync and vsync values for my monitor.  The
right-click and select default input method trick was once again used to work
around this bug.

Since it happened twice, it is probably somewhat repeatable.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install, answering questions as needed.


Expected Results:  Loss of focus in two places.

Additional info:

While a workaround is present, it is highly non-intuitive and should therefore
be treated as a fatal installation error, as most Customers will not discover
the trick and simply abort the installation.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-27 11:58:00 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71834 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:23 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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