Subject: Re: More on Synaptics touchpad
To: Rui Paulo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/2005 20:53:03
In message <20051214002654.GA2783@quark.mobile.fnop.net>, Rui Paulo writes:
>Seems like my Synaptics touchpad only works if I disable the
>inputstate switch-clause around line 678 of
>Peraphs this check is wrong for touchpads like mine ?
>My touchpad has a hardware controlled on/off switch on the keyboard
>that, I guess, only disables the motion sense. This key, on the
>keyboard :-), also produces a key event (useful maybe for the Windows
>OSD driver which comes bundled with the laptop).
>Any hints ? I'm not very familiar with the Synaptics spec. I just read
I misread your original post, so I thought your problem was the same as
mine. I have a Thinkpad T42, and my touchpad does work. However, if
it's enabled in the BIOS, the trackpoint does not. I'd like them both
to be enabled simultaneously. Any hints?
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb