Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: "Michal Žeravík" <michalz@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 00:35:04
Message-Id: 43695ADB.7030600@olomouc.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation by Antoine Martin
Antoine Martin wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-11-02 at 07:45 -0500, Mark Haney wrote: > >> I did something kind of stupid, when I first installed Gentoo, I left my >> usb optical mouse connected to my laptop. After install that mouse >> works fine, but the synaptics touchpad does not. Any good hints on how >> to make it work? I've emerged synaptics, but that hasn't help, so there >> must be something else. Should I rebuild my xorg.conf file? >> > This isn't a gentoo-amd64 question, but my guess is that your xorg.conf > points to the usb mouse. The synaptics probably comes up as a normal > psaux mouse. Simply adding another mouse device section should do it. > Google should be able to find this for you. ("synaptics device section") > > Antoine > >
don't forget to enable Device Manager in kernel (multidevice...) michal

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation Patrick McLean <pmclean@×××××××××××.ca>