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Re: mouse problems - was cofirmation



On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 01:24:32PM +0100, James Wilkinson wrote:
> David Jansen wrote:
> > Note at 1) Is there a way from the keyboard to make a selection from a
> > pulldown menu in the graphical version of anaconda? The only thing I
> > could not do on these machines was create a swap partition in the manual
> > disk druid configuration (workaround in case you encounter the same
> > problem: switch to virtual console 2 and run fdisk from there before
> > running disk druid)
> 
> Or, of course, use text mode. The graphics are pretty, but if you can't
> handle text mode, you probably shouldn't be installing an operating
> system.
> 

[getting somewhat off-topic here]

Well, yes, I should have used text mode in this case, but I wasn't
paying attention to the syslinux boot prompt so the graphical install
had already started, so in stead of rebooting, I gave it a try, and was
pleased to say that anaconda was almost completely usable without a
mouse.

David


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