[ltp] Re: T40 Mouse Behavior

Dan Borello linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 30 Dec 2003 02:56:57 -0600

I haven't tried a synaptics driver beyond what is in the kernel.  I'll
give that a shot, I hope it works! 


On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 15:00, Helge Hielscher wrote:
> 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?
> http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/
> Regards,
> Helge