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From: "Petr Vandrovec" <>
To: Vojtech Pavlik <>
Subject: Re: touchpad doesn't work under 2.6.0-test1-ac2
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 02:16:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

On 25 Jul 03 at 2:11, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 12:57:45AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > 
> > > This all happens on Compaq EVO N800C. I strongly believe that we need a
> > > build time option for disabling Synaptics detection, or at least input_synaptics=0
> > > runtime option, until it can work at least as well as it works like ps/2
> > > device.
> > 
> > Agreed, I even send a patch to vojtech, he said he is going to apply
> > it and I have not heard about that patch after that...
> For proper Synaptics support an XFree86 driver is available (get it at
> This will allow
> for full support, including gesture recongition. Passthrough support for

I do not use XFree. I'm using 1600x1200 radeonfb consoles.

> enabling the touchpoint or external mice chained to the Synaptics pad is
> pending in my patch queue and will be merged as soon as I return from
> Ottawa.
> Support for touchpads is nonexistent in mousedev.c, it only supports
> mice, digitizers and touchscreens. Just adding an entry to the device
> table is futile, you'd need much much more than that.

What's difference between touchscreen and touchpad? Both use absolute
directions, and rest are just buttons... As I need working gpm, without 
mousedev support Synaptics mode is of no use for me.

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25  0:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25  0:16 Petr Vandrovec [this message]
2003-07-25 23:53 ` Vojtech Pavlik
     [not found] <>
2003-07-24 20:27 ` Michael Schierl
2003-07-24 21:24   ` Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-24 22:57     ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-25  0:11       ` Vojtech Pavlik
2003-07-25  7:08     ` David Benfell
2003-07-25 21:32       ` Peter Osterlund
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-22  4:39 David Benfell
2003-07-23 14:05 ` Josh Crawley

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