Re: Thinkpad Touchpad no longer works
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 12:13:45 -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 02:12:59PM -0400, Celejar wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 18:42:05 +0100
> > Barry Samuels wrote:
> > ...
> > > SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad The /dev/input/event* device nodes seem to
> > > be missing
> > >
> > > What would that mean?
> > Not sure, but in the kernel config, there's something called
> > CONFIG_INPUT_DEV (Device Drivers / Input device support / Event
> > interface).
> > Perhaps your kernel doesn't have this enabled?
> from the tone of the prior thread, I assume it's a stock kernel, so,
> OP, let us know if it's not.
> Apropos the xorg log, if the synaptics module can't find the device
> then it won't work, I would assume :)
> Can you provide the logs of what packages you upgraded that brought
> about this failure? I'm thinking maybe this points to a hal problem,
> perhaps (but know nothing about hal...).
The output of the following command should tell us what HAL knows/thinks
about the touchpad:
lshal -u $(hal-find-by-capability --capability input.touchpad)
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