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Old 02-21-2003, 10:43 AM   #1
smartes
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RED HAT INSTALL PROBLEM: no mouse detected


Trying to install Red Hat 8.0 on my machine - it freezes at the Welcome Screen with the message - No mouse has been detected
After this I cannot proceed any further
I have a USB mouse connected to the keyboard

Are there any kernel options I can pass at the boot prompt? Any other way around this?
 
Old 02-21-2003, 08:04 PM   #2
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you could try using a ps/2 mouse for install then configuring the kernel to accept your mouse
 
Old 02-22-2003, 04:30 PM   #3
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best way to do it is your either going to have to put the mouse in the USB slot on your case and then try and configure. Or just use a USB ps2 mouse adapter I am pretty shure that most USB mouses come with on.
 
  


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