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Re: Broken PS/2 detection.



On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 12:29:13AM -0500, Elton Woo wrote:
> Ed McKenzie wrote:
> 
> > The anaconda lockups I had with Fisher are still there with Wolverine,
> > and I suspect this is a kernel issue. I say this for several reasons:
> > 
> > - Anaconda in 7.1 freezes without fail if there is no mouse in the
> > PS/2 port, whether there's a mouse in the USB port or not. The 7.0
> > installer running 2.2.16 correctly ascertains that there's no mouse in
> > this situation, and prompts for mouse type or a text-mode install.
> 
>    I reported this at bugzilla, and was informed that it has been fixed 
> internally,
> ... but I guess not released with Wolverine. I have a Logitech Optical Wheel
> Mouse, and the same thing happened with Fisher (I'm now burning the
> Wolverine CD's).  The only way I could install was to use the PS/2 adapter
> or a standard serial mouse. Even connected physically to the USB port, the
> mouse was always detected as "PS/2".

My understanding was that this was being looked at as an anaconda
issue, which I don't think is the case. What motherboard do you have?

-ed



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