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Re: Modular Xorg and synaptics

On NetBSD all trackpad functionality is currently handled within the kernel.
xf86-input-synaptics can't get the information it needs to work without
kernel changes.

On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 02:28:51PM -0300, sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote:
> Hello..
> I am trying to make work  a synaptics pad a sony notebook
> in NetBSD 7.99.4 
> The kernel have support for the mouse pad, but I
> cannot make it work in modular Xorg (intel chipset with KMS)
> the sereen (X server) runs ok with a 1366x680 resolution
> it is incredibly fast (an intel I3 chipset)...
> The problem is that Xorg does not have the synaptics module
> and if I try to compile (using tips from FreeBSD), it complains
> about "sys/mouse.h"  that is not existent in the the kernel sources
> (/usr/src/sys)
> Is there a way to tell xorg to recognize the synaptics mousepad???
> The mouse, works, but it is erratic, due to the margins defined in the
> mousepad by the kernel module (pckbdrv)  is too narrow.
> and if I try to modify the sysctl, the system says it does not exists...
> but a sysctl hw.synaptics shows..

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