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Bug#652678: linux-image-3.1.0-1-amd64: psmouse fails to autodetect Elan touchpad

On Mon, 2011-12-19 at 21:32 +0100, Andreas Ames wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 3.1.1-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> the psmouse driver of the referenced kernel fails to recognise the Elan touchpad of my notebook; it reports a Logitech Wheel Mouse instead.  
> Thus I couldn't get the middle button click to work under X (amongst other functions).
> After applying the patch as referenced in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/681904/comments/64 the driver
> detects the touchpad as expected.

Unfortunately, that patch is just a mess.  It has not been sent upstream
and is not suitable for Debian.  However, there are many changes in v3.2
that appear to add support for some newer firmware/hardware versions.
Please could you test version 3.2-rc7 from experimental?


Ben Hutchings
Design a system any fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.

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