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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Synaptics TouchPad driver for 2.5.70
CaT <> writes:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 10:48:14PM -0400, Joseph Fannin wrote:
> > > Here is a new patch that sends ABS_ events to user space. I haven't
> > > modified the XFree86 driver to handle this format yet, but I used
> > > /dev/input/event* to verify that the driver generates correct data.
> >
> > How well will GPM (for example) work with this?
> Aaaand... will I be able to transparently use my ps2 mouse and touchpad
> without having to worry about what's plugged in at any one time?

It works on my computer at least. When loading the psmouse module I
get this:

input: PS/2 Logitech Mouse on isa0060/serio2
Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1
Firware: 5.6
180 degree mounted touchpad
Sensor: 18
new absolute packet format
Touchpad has extended capability bits
-> four buttons
-> multifinger detection
-> palm detection
input: Synaptics Synaptics TouchPad on isa0060/serio4

The touchpad and the mouse operates independently of each other. The
mouse generates relative events as usual and the touchpad generates
absolute events as defined by my previous patch.

Peter Osterlund -
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