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Re: Thinkpad Touchpad no longer works


On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 02:08:45PM +0100, Barry Samuels wrote:
> I have an IBM Thinkpad R61 running Debian Testing with kernel 2.6.30. 
> After a recent system update the touchpad no longer works. The red button 
> thing, whatever they call it, embedded in the keyboard and its associated 
> buttons all work but the touchpad and its associated buttons don't.
> I have tried various xorg.conf configurations and no xorg.conf at all but 
> it makes no difference.

But I can not tell what you tried.
> I've tried booting from a Knoppix DVD v5.1 with a 2.6.19 kernel and it 
> works with that.

Did you copy xorg.conf from  Knoppix?

> Can anyone suggest a reason for this?

Did you install xfree86-driver-synaptics ?


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