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SubjectRe: Fwd: Toshiba PS/2 touchpad on 2.6.X not working along bottom and right sides
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 15:23:36 +0000 (UTC), Henning P. Schmiedehausen
<hps@intermeta.de> wrote:
> This might be a touchpad that simulates the scroll wheel on the right
> side and horizontal scrolling on the bottom.
> Does your touchpad emit mouse button events when touching on the
> right / bottom side?
>
> I have a Toshiba Satellite with another touchpad (a Synaptics) and
> this can be programmed to do so. I'd think that Toshiba noadays uses
> touchpads that have this hard-coded (maybe there is a command to turn
> this on/off).
I have a ThinkPad T42 that can do this, as well, and this is what I
thought when I first encountered this problem. However, I've had this
Gateway laptop since about 1999 and it hasn't done this since. Not in
2.2 or 2.4.

Also, like I said, xev produced no output when I touched and dragged
in the offending areas.

If this really is an added feature and there's a way to turn it off,
that would be okay. Having it off by default would be best since it's
seemingly a changed behavior between one kernel version and another
(also, I hate that feature :) ).

--
Andy
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