RE: Frozen touchpad after resume
This same problem occurs using cheap KVMs. If you find the solution, short of a reboot, I would love to hear it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John O'Hagan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 1:02 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Frozen touchpad after resume
> Hi all,
> I've come a long way towards getting suspend-to-ram working
> on a whitebox
> centrino machine with a 855GM chipset and a 2.6.11 kernel. A
> script from
> David Härdeman has solved the common blank-screen-on-resume
> issue, using the
> vbetool utility. (I can provide this script to anyone interested.)
> However, on resume the touchpad is inoperative. This occurs
> with both the
> synaptics and the PS2 drivers.
> After resume, /dev/input/event1 - which is assigned to the touchpad
> automatically - has disappeared, as has /dev/input/mouse0.
> Recreating these
> nodes manually has no effect.
> Also, the entries in /proc/bus/input/devices and
> relating to the touchpad have disappeared.
> Restarting X does not fix it; restarting hotplug creates a
> device ~/input2
> which refers to a PC speaker device (?!), but still no ~/input1.
> Rebooting puts it all back to normal.
> My questions are: how are the above device nodes and file
> entries created? Is
> there a possible workaround? Can devices be made permanent?
> Could this be a
> kernel bug? Etc.
> BTW, I use udev and my psmouse support is compiled as a module.
> John O'Hagan