2.6.11 ALPS Issue
dax at gurulabs.com
Wed Mar 2 18:52:42 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 13:27 -0500, David Cary Hart wrote:
> Just an unconfirmed heads up. I installed Korg 2.6.11 and it broke the
> ability to "tap" mouse clicks on the touchpad. I tried to get someone to
> confirm on the FC-list. So far no response.
Message from the linux-kernel mailing list about this issue:
-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com>
Reply-To: dtor_core at ameritech.net
To: MIGUELANXO at telefonica.net <MIGUELANXO at telefonica.net>
Cc: linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.11: touchpad unresponsive
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 12:12:53 -0500
On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 16:55:59 +0100, MIGUELANXO at telefonica.net
<MIGUELANXO at telefonica.net> wrote:
> I just compiled 2.6.11 from 2.6.10 config using 'make oldconfig',
> activate new options to default values (i.e. set "main kernel lock
> preemtive" to YES).
> Booting X in new kernel makes my touchpad very unresponsive. I can't
> click any longer in the touchpad area, and the touchpad doesn't response
> when moving in small increments, so the whole experience is quite bad.
If it is identified as an ALPS touchpad you can try installing Peter
Osterlund's Synaptics X driver:
Alternatively you can restore 2.6.10 behavior with psmouse.proto=exps
boot option (if psmouse is a module add "options psmouse proto=exps"
to your /etc/modprobe.conf).
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