[ltp] trackpoint, touchpad, and buttons suddenly dead

DI Florian Reitmeir florian at reitmeir.org
Sat Aug 26 15:14:39 CEST 2017

Am 26.08.2017 um 13:38 schrieb David Griffith:
> While I was using my T420, the touchpad suddenly stopped responding,
> as did the mouse buttons and trackpoint.  The output of xinput shows
> no PS/2 keyboard/mouse interface available.  The output of lsmod shows
> that the psmouse module is unused.  I checked the BIOS to see if
> somehow these got turned off.  I turned them off, rebooted, then
> rebooted again, and turned them back on again.  I removed the hard
> drive and inserted a Windows 7 hard drive I keep around for when I
> need to use Windows on this laptop. Still nothing.  All this while,
> the keyboard has continued to function as expected.
> What could have caused the ps/2 mouse interface to fail like this?
a loose cable? did you remove the keyboard to look at the cables?

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