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Bug 98964 - mousecnofig crashes if you change to serial mouse from another type
mousecnofig crashes if you change to serial mouse from another type
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-mouse (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
: 102648 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-07-10 18:10 EDT by Gordon Messmer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:55 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-09-22 17:36:14 EDT
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mouseconfig traceback (517 bytes, text/plain)
2003-09-02 02:03 EDT, Gordon Messmer
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Description Gordon Messmer 2003-07-10 18:10:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
Red Hat Linux was installed with another type of mouse.  After installation,
/etc/sysconfig/mouse contained this text:


When "mouseconfig" was run to change the configuration to "Generic - 3 Button
Mouse (serial)", the program would crash trying to reference the "DEVICE" item
in one of its dictionary variables.  Adding DEVICE=/dev/ttyS0 to
/etc/sysconfig/mouse allowed the program to operate normally.

Please fix the program to initialize all required variables to default values
before loading the config file.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install with non-serial mouse
2. run mouseconfig
3. select "Generic - 3 Button Mouse (serial)"
4. hit the "OK" button

Actual Results:  program crashes

Expected Results:  program should show the serial devices available.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-08-28 17:39:13 EDT
Can you attach the debug output when the program crashes?
Comment 2 Gordon Messmer 2003-09-02 02:03:34 EDT
Created attachment 94136 [details]
mouseconfig traceback
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2003-09-22 17:36:14 EDT
Should be fixed in redhat-config-mouse-1.1.1-1.  Thanks for your report.
Comment 4 Brent Fox 2003-10-22 14:17:02 EDT
*** Bug 102648 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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