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    SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test5-mm4
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    Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> writes:

    > Zilvinas Valinskas <zilvinas@gemtek.lt> wrote:
    > >
    > > Btw Andrew ,
    > >
    > > this change "Synaptics" -> "SynPS/2" - breaks driver synaptic driver
    > > from http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/index.html.
    > >
    > >
    > > -static char *psmouse_protocols[] = { "None", "PS/2", "PS2++", "PS2T++", "GenPS/
    > > 2", "ImPS/2", "ImExPS/2", "Synaptics"};
    > > +static char *psmouse_protocols[] = { "None", "PS/2", "PS2++", "PS2T++", "GenPS/2", "ImPS/2", "ImExPS/2", "SynPS/2"};
    >
    > You mean it breaks the XFree driver? Is it just a matter of editing
    > XF86Config to tell it the new protocl name?

    It breaks the event device auto detection, which works by parsing
    /proc/bus/input/devices. The protocol name is hard coded so you can't
    just change the XF86Config file.

    > Either way, it looks like a change which should be reverted?

    I think the new protocol name is better, so why not just fix the X
    driver instead. Here is a fixed version:

    http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/synaptics-0.11.4.tar.bz2

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    Peter Osterlund - petero2@telia.com
    http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340
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