[ltp] T420 touchpad and trackpoint not working
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:01:06 +0100
On Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:25:07 -0500
"Jeffrey L. Taylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Quoting Andreas Ronnquist <email@example.com>:
>> How can I get my touchpad and trackpoint working on a Debian 8? I
>> have recently got a t420, but cannot get them to work at all.
>> What packages are required? What kernel modules need to be loaded? I
>> have tried various thing, such as the synaptics xserver input
>> driver, but with no luck.
>> Other than that, the machine is in tip top shape, so I have a hard
>> time believing they would be simply out of order.
>> Hint and tips would be much appreciated!
>Are you sure they are enabled in the BIOS? I detest touchpads and have
>disabled it in the BIOS. There wasn't a reliable way to disable it in
>software when I bought my T520.
I did get it to work (they weren't disabled in bios) - installing
packages and playing around with settings, and then after a restart, it
Unfortunately I am not 100% sure what I did though, I need to go through
my history for that...