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Re: Synaptics touchpad not found with plugged-in USB mouse

On Monday 11 October 2004 06:35, Juraj Ziegler wrote:

> Unless you made a typo, it IS a BIOS problem
> <qoute>
> touchpad is DEactivated as another pointer device is found
> </qoute>
> (emphasis mine)
> This caught me once as well. The BIOS turned my USB mouse into a PS/2
> mouose, when it was found during the system boot. In turn, the real PS/2
> mouse got ignored.

Not at all.  As many of us have found it is not something that happens at boot 
time, it's well into the init process and can be fixed by getting the modules 
loaded in the right order in /etc/modules

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