Re: tapping disabled for touchpad under dell inspiron 600m
I have the same problem with an old vintage Sony Vaio PCG-R505JL, From
my research in the kernel lists, it seems that, for 2.6.11 maintainer
selected to disable the hardware double tapping of Alps touchpad, in
favor of doing it by software in the driver, as the kernel message
Unfotunately it does not work well for most people like us, so in new
kernel version 2.6.12, when released, the driver eill return to use
hardware tapping. Until them you can try use the psmouse proto=imps,
as suggested in the Fedora list (as an option to kernel in grub or
lilo if psmouse is in kernel, or as an option to module, in
modprobe,conf). In any way for me it does not worked !?!?
On 5/15/05, Mike Hommey <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 15, 2005 at 01:52:13AM -0600, Javier-Elias Vasquez-Vivas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi !
> > After having a good experience with linux-188.8.131.52 under ibm t40, I
> > decided to use it under dell/inspiron 600m.
> > The problem I found is that the touchpad doesn't tap properly. Under
> > linux-2.6.10 with same debian/unstable it does...
> > Somehow it's possible to single tap, but no way to reproduce the
> > tap... double tap is not possible... Annoying?
> I'm glad to hear I'm not crazy thinking my touchpad is acting weird
> since i upgraded to 2.6.11... Though i've not investigated as far as you
> did, and did not solve the problem. There are interesting informations
> in your message to start investing, I might give it some try...
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