Re: Touchpad device changing from event1 to event0
On Mon, August 29, 2005 2:59 pm, Michelasso said:
> I have notice today that the touchpad of my Acer Aspire 5024 wasn't
> recognized anymore by the x server as a synaptics one, even if the
> kernel says (according to dmesg) that it is a synaptics one. After
> investigating for a while I have noticed that the device associated to
> it has changed from /dev/input/event1 to /dev/input/event0 according
> to /proc/bus/input/devices. Since in my xorg.con I have the line
> Option "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
> of course the server couldn't recognize it. My question is: why has it
> (I am sure that before it was event1, I had checked it in
> /proc/bus/input/devices and it worked)
> Could it be due to the installation of a new kernel?
Yes, something might have changed in the input susbsystem probing routine.
To avoid this issue in the future it's advisable to use
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
in your synaptics touchpad InputDevice section, as explained in