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: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 08:57:41
Message-Id: 436B221B.4070309@olomouc.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation by Daniel Gryniewicz
Daniel Gryniewicz wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 10:39 +0100, Michal Žeravík wrote: > > >> If you have synaptic touchpad, you need device manager. >> At least what I've tried on notebook. Compile it into kernel. >> I afraid that you can't get touchpad working unless it's enabled. >> >> > > No, you need the input device event interface (CONFIG_INPUT_EVDEV) It > has nothing to do with MD/DM. > > Daniel > >
Yes, event interface you need as well. My problem was if compile kernel without devicemanager, mouse was working only in console (gpm), but not in X. Spent a lot of hours on that. Finally I've red dmesg and there it was.... no devman. If you have still problems, try to enable that. Michalz