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Re: synaptics issues while typing

On Sunday 28 January 2007 08:06, Ananda Samaddar wrote:
> Hello again everybody,
> everything is working fine now but for one incredibly annoying thing -
> accidentally touching the touchpad while typing!  I've read up on it and
> tried two things in the 'synaptics section' of the xorg.conf file.
> 1. added: "SHMConfig"  "on".  Syndaemon still said that shared memory was
> unavailabel.
> 2. added "TouchpadOff" "1" , as I hate touchpads in general and always use
> an external mouse.  The touchpad was still enabled.
> Obviously I restarted X after each change.  My machine is an iBook G3
> 700MHz, 12" model.
> Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Is there a kernel
> option to disable synaptics?  I know how to re-compile and install kernels,
> so this is not a problem.
> thanks,
> Ananda

On a self compiled kernel. Make a removable module of appletouch witch lies 
under USB.
On debian stocks just remove the loaded appletouch module
Kennel Arivene 

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