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From: Patrick McLean <pmclean@...>
Subject: Re: Get synaptics touchpad to work after initial installation
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 23:12:33 -0500
Michal Žeravík wrote:
> 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...)
You mean RAID/LVM? You don't need that unless you are using RAID or 
volume management. Almost every desktop user doesn't need that stuff, 
the "device manager" you are thinking about is nothing like the windows 
one, it's for managing arrays of drives in servers, not system devices.
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