Re: Synaptics touchpad on a Dell Inspiron 2500
Derek Broughton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> However, I can't get the touchpad to work very well. It's configured as
> a gpm mouse using synps2, but I _must_ define the PS/2 mouse as
> "CorePointer" and have it attached before starting X. If I don't the
> touchpad is unusable. If I detach the PS/2 mouse after X starts, the
> touchpad is activated (mostly) but has a bad habit of moving the pointer
> to the upper right corner of the screen and sending random clicks. I
> have also tried with the Touchpad protocol set to "MouseSystems" which
> was slightly less useful.
I had similar problems with my Inspiron 4000 but got it to work with the
,----[ /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 ]
| Section "InputDevice"
| Identifier "Mouse0"
| Driver "mouse"
| Option "Protocol" "MouseSystems"
| Option "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"
| Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
,----[ /etc/gpm.conf ]