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Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Wed Feb 18 22:29:35 UTC 2004


On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Gene C. wrote:

> On Wednesday 18 February 2004 16:19, Tom Diehl wrote:
> > > Question: when FC2 test2, FC2 test3, etc. come along and a user does an
> > > "upgrade" install, what is going to "fix things up" so that they work?
> >
> > You are!! If not then reinstall. Upgrades from test to test and test to
> > final are not nore were they ever supported. If they worked you were lucky.
> 
> The only time I have used upgrade is to test the upgrade process.
> 
> I believe you minunderstood what I meant (I did say it clearly enough).  By 
> Fc2test2, FC2test3, etc. I mean upgrading from FC1 to FC2test2, etc (or RHL9 
> to FC2test2).  Right now neither system-config-mouse nor 
> system-config-display handle this properly (they still try to us psaux and or 
> don't do anything).  These have been bugzilla'ed.

Umm, sorry I did misunderstand.

> When it comes up wrong, the system trys to fix things by running mouseconfig 
> (system-config-mouse) but this does nothing.
> 
> Similarly, I could be able to run system-config-display --reconfig and have it 
> create a new /etc/X11/XF86Config which works.  It starts out trying to use 
> psaux and gets nowhere.
> 
> I was complaining because I believe this transition could have been handled 
> smoother.  However, test1 is a beta and will have rough edges.  What I am 
> concerned about is how the final will work.

Given that Dave Jones has disabled the psaux stuff in the kernel I expect this
to get fixed. FWIW a fresh install of FC2 T1 sets up psaux also.

Tom





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