[PD] Synaptics touchpad input not working
pedro.lopes at ist.utl.pt
Sat Jun 19 19:24:52 CEST 2010
I've never used hid or linuxmouse. And when I saw your message I gave it a
try (since I'm also running Ubuntu and have a synaptics touchpad).
I'd like to help but here it seems to be even a bigger mess... it crashes
when accessing the mouse evice with hid. (probably because of the user space
issue that dmotd mentioned).
How did you get that device list? Is it a print from hid? (the only things I
remember is lspci and lsusb)
Best regards to everyone, and big up to Hans-Christoph Steiner for hid and
On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 4:48 PM, dmotd <inaudible at simplesuperlativ.es>wrote:
> also another tip, its possible to configure a
> device dynamically with 'xinput', you can
> toggle off with:
> xinput --set-prop "name of device" "Device Enabled" 0
> i use this with my wacom tablet to go between
> xorg device and HID, a full set of properties
> can be found with:
> xinput --list-props "name of device"
> i hope this is of help.
> James Dunn wrote:
> > I've tried using [hid] and [linuxmouse] and both objects can open the
> > but no data is output from either object. [MouseState] and [cursor] both
> > but I was hoping to get relative values. Is this a driver issue? I'm
> > Ubuntu 8.04 and Pd version 0.42.5-extended-rc3. Here's the console
> > [hid] 0.7, written by Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org>
> > compiled on Jun 13 2010 at 11:45:43
> > Device 0: 'Macintosh mouse button emulation' on '/dev/input/event0'
> > Device 1: 'AT Translated Set 2 keyboard' on '/dev/input/event1'
> > Device 2: 'PC Speaker' on '/dev/input/event2'
> > Device 3: 'Power Button (FF)' on '/dev/input/event3'
> > Device 4: 'Sleep Button (CM)' on '/dev/input/event4'
> > Device 5: 'Lid Switch' on '/dev/input/event5'
> > Device 6: 'SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad' on '/dev/input/event6'
> > Device 7: 'Video Bus' on '/dev/input/event7'
> > Device 8: 'PS/2 Generic Mouse' on '/dev/input/event8'
> > Supported events:
> > Detected:
> > [hid] opened device 6 (/dev/input/event6): SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
> > print: open 1
> > print: device 6
> > Also my xorg.conf has this info:
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
> > Driver "synaptics"
> > Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
> > Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
> > Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
> > Option "HorizEdgeScroll" "FALSE"
> > Option "VertEdgeScroll" "FALSE"
> > Option "SHMconfig" "on"
> > Option "VertTwoFingerScroll" "TRUE"
> > Option "HorizTwoFingerScroll" "TRUE"
> > EndSection
> > Any ideas?
> > thanks,
> > James
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