Re: Touchpad functionality dissappeared for no apparent reason!
On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 03:46:23PM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> On September 27, 2004 03:24 pm, Sebastian Tennant wrote:
> Did you always have to do that? I do. I can only attach my USB mouse (on an
> Inspiron 2500 w/ 2.6.7) _after_ I get the Synaptics pad recognized. I'm
> sure that's something to do with the ordering of the loading of various
> modules, because I can get X to start up if I very carefully remove all the
> modules, then modprobe psmouse, then start X, then connect the USB mouse.
I had the same problem and there are 2 possible causes:
1. Legacy USB support must be disabled in your bios
2. modules loading order, I have the following sequence in /etc/modules:
thus psmouse is the last one. I didn't worry too much about hotplug, it
will just complain about the modules already loaded