Bug#532995: tapping lost despite following directions in NEWS.Debian
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 11:26:49AM -0200, Pedro Bulach Gapski wrote:
> I would like to report that my touchpad has also lost tapping and
> horizontal scrolling when upgrading to squeeze.
> I have followed the advice on NEWS.Debian, and reconfigured the
> touchpad using hal (see attached file), but to no avail.
> Interestingly, in my case the following workaround solves the problem:
> while under X, sudo modprobe -r psmouse; sudo modprobe psmouse. This
> has yet to be automated, though. And I surely do not understand *why*
> it helps :-(
Can you see if it's related to the recent changes in
gnome-settings-daemon (if you're using Gnome)?
See here for a description: