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From: Antoine Martin <antoine@...>
Subject: Re: Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 12:51:29 +0000
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

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