[ltp] Re: E520 - turn off touch pad

Vincent Bernat linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:09:26 +0200

 =E2=9D=A6  8 septembre 2014 14:49 -0400, James Knott <james.knott@rogers.c=

>> I am using this patch. I am surprised that synclient could turn the
>> touchpad off while keeping the soft buttons functional, but I didn't
>> test.
> I've been using my fix for almost 3 years, since I bought my E520.  What
> I'd really like to see is a means to turn it off in the CMOS config.  As
> it is, with my fix and also in Windows, the touchpad is on until the
> user logs in.  I've always hated those @#$@ things, ever since I first
> endured one on an a Toshiba notebook running Windows 95.

Three years? So, you don't have a clickpad but a regular touchpad and
the trackpoint has its own buttons, right? It seems that the original
poster had a clickpad. No more physical buttons for the trackpoint.
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