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SubjectRe: Synaptics driver considered harmful

> Why isn't there a config option for this driver? I just tried to
> upgrade to CVS HEAD (bkcvs) from a 2.4 kernel and everything went
> smoothly except my mouse didn't work until I appended
> psmouse_noext=1. This should not be necessary IMHO. It seems that even
> desktop users are forced to compile in this driver, and according at
> least to my experience, it can seriously break things. I don't see
> what the benefits of the synaptics driver are, and it sounds like
> this driver has been causing problems since it was released. The
> driver may well stabilize in the future, but right now it should not
> be a standard part of the PS/2 mouse driver.

Your fix is right, but vojtech seems to be on holidays. You may want to push through

Also make it depend on EXPERIMENTAL.

Written on sharp zaurus, because my Velo1 broke. If you have Velo you don't need...

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