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From: Dmitry Torokhov <>
To: Vegard Nossum <>
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	William Pettersson <>
Subject: Re: [BISECTED] Re: psmouse.c: GlidePoint at isa0060/serio1/input0 lost sync at byte 1
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 16:11:36 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 09:26:37PM +0100, Vegard Nossum wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 9:49 PM, Dmitry Torokhov <> wrote:
> > Hmm, it seems to work properly, I think it is now a setup issue to a
> > certain degree. The touchpad now works in native mode (as opposed to
> > Intellimouse emulation) and so I'd recommend installing Synaptics X
> > driver from
> I have now installed this driver and copied the relevant parts of the
> example X configuration file. However, I do not think that this is the
> correct driver. I can move the mouse around, but only VERY slowly
> (takes 6-7 swipes over the pad just to go from one edge of the screen
> to the other), and only the left/right buttons work. Tapping does NOT
> work. I also installed and ran gsynaptics. I am not sure how or if
> this program will change my X config or not, but changing any settings
> there did not have any effect on the mouse at all. (It also showed
> that tapping was enabled.)

Can I please see you xorg.conf?

> > Just to verify, could you please locate evtest utility and check
> > whether your up and down buttons generate BTN_FORWARD and BTN_BACK
> > events?
> Where can I find evtest?

Try grabbing the source from here:*checkout*/linuxconsole/ruby/utils/evtest.c?revision=1.23

> Still, I wonder if it may be better for me to use the old driver
> (ImPS/2 -- is this the Intellimouse?) since this used to work
> perfectly for me earlier. Maybe I can just remove the GlidePoint
> driver from my kernel to force the older driver?

psmouse.proto=exps if psmouse is built in or add "options psmouse proto=exps"
to your /etc/modprobe.conf if psmouse is a module.


      reply	other threads:[~2008-01-17 21:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-14 20:26 psmouse.c: GlidePoint at isa0060/serio1/input0 lost sync at byte 1 Vegard Nossum
2008-01-07 20:24 ` [BISECTED] " Vegard Nossum
2008-01-11 14:47   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-01-15 18:28     ` Vegard Nossum
2008-01-15 20:49       ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-01-16 15:42         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-01-16 17:46           ` Vegard Nossum
2008-01-16 19:33             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-01-16 20:19               ` Vegard Nossum
2008-01-16 20:49                 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2008-01-17 20:26                   ` Vegard Nossum
2008-01-17 21:11                     ` Dmitry Torokhov [this message]

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