Re: Early mail about synaptics driver

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Sat Jul 05 2003 - 01:23:58 EST

On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 01:09:11AM +0200, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, P. Christeas wrote:
> > I am trying to use your synaptics kernel driver. I do have the touchpad,
> > which means that as from 2.573 the kernel tries to use that by default.
> >
> > The other important part (which I have solved) is that you set "disable
> > gestures" by default. I don't know if this is required in absolute mode,
> > but it surely makes the touchpad less useful in relative mode. That is,
> > if I unload the module and reload it with 'psmouse_noext=1' [1], then
> > the previous setting [2] applies and gestures are disabled.
> I think it would be better to restore default settings when the driver is
> unloaded, as in the patch below. I have verified that this patch solves
> the problem on my computer using kernel 2.5.74.

Thanks, applied.


Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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