Bug#652678: linux-image-3.1.0-1-amd64: psmouse fails to autodetect Elan touchpad
thanks for your information; I didn't even look at the code of the patch. After having read your email, I've installed 3.2.0-rc7 from experimental. As you assumed, it correctly identifies my Elan touchpad and the synaptics driver also works as expected. Please close the issue.
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 17:18:46 +0100
> Von: Ben Hutchings <email@example.com>
> An: Andreas Ames <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Betreff: Re: 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
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