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Bug#204688: Support synaptics touchpad under linux 2.6.0

On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 03:25:17PM +0200, Niklas H?glund wrote:
> I've installed the 2.6.0-test2 kernel, and it has a driver for the 
> synaptics touchpad.  However, to get the mouse events from the kernel 
> into the x server I seem to need another driver in xfree. According to 
> the documentation for MOUSE_PS2 in the kernel, you need the driver at 
> http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/.
> In earlier kernels I could just use /dev/psaux, but now I get nothing 
> there, and nothing in /dev/input/mice.  /dev/input/event1, however, get 
> input when I move the mouse, so maybe an evdev driver would work too.

There is an evdev driver in 4.3.0-0pre1v1, which has just hit experimental
today, and that Synaptics driver is scheduled for pre1v2.

Daniel Stone                                              <daniel@fooishbar.org>
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