[ltp] Re: T40 Mouse Behavior

Helge Hielscher linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 29 Dec 2003 22:00:17 +0100

On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:39:29 -0600, Dan Borello wrote:
> Normally I have my logitech mouse attached and it works great, and the
> touch pad works great.  The stick doesn't work at all, but that doesn't
> bother me.

Is it switched on in the bios?
> If i don't have the USB mouse attached the touch pad and stick both work,
> but oddly.  In looking in dmesg something is mentioned about a synaptics
> device, which isn't present when I boot with the USB mouse attached.  When
> I use the pad this way it is very hard to use.  It moves, but not the way
> one would expect.  It is very hard to hit buttons and such.  If you just
> touch the pad and pick up with out moving the mouse moves to the right. 
> If you do this in windows it does not so I know it isn't a hardware
> problem.

Are you using the synaptics driver?