2.6.11 ALPS Issue

Paul Nasrat pnasrat at redhat.com
Thu Mar 3 08:37:04 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 16:50 -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
>On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 11:52:42 -0700, Dax Kelson <dax at gurulabs.com> wrote:
>> -------- 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 
>> > 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:
>>            http://web.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/
>Load of bull! See the attached patch for real fix for "no motion for
>small increments" problem. It's a kernel bug, plain and simple (provided
>that your ALPS was identified in the first place, just like Dmitry said).
>Actually, using Peter's driver is a good idea and I'll be happy to see
>it packaged and shipping. But it's retarded to use it in order to cover
>for obvious bugs.

It is packaged and shipped I need to check configuration for ALPS but
other than that it should be good.


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