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Old 06-04-2009, 09:42 AM   #1
Soo-Zah
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Asus Touchpad Module Cannot Disable


I would like to remove touchpad module. I looked in xorg.conf file and it doesnt have a lines relating to Synaptic touchpad. Pls help.

Module Size Used by
st 34172 0
ide_disk 12884 0
ide_cd_mod 29140 0
snd_seq_dummy 2712 0
binfmt_misc 7732 1
snd_pcm_oss 43024 0
snd_mixer_oss 14288 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq 51924 1 snd_seq_dummy
snd_seq_device 7168 2 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq
ipv6 241864 34
af_packet 16412 0
cpufreq_conservative 6476 0
cpufreq_userspace 3112 0
cpufreq_powersave 1640 0
acpi_cpufreq 6796 0
speedstep_lib 3884 0
microcode 12952 0
fuse 50596 5
loop 14064 0
dm_mod 62588 0
arc4 1728 2
ecb 2672 2
crypto_blkcipher 16940 1 ecb
snd_hda_intel 416844 4
iwl3945 86608 0
rfkill 8576 2 iwl3945
snd_pcm 76900 2 snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_intel
sdhci_pci 7444 0
snd_timer 20204 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
sdhci 17108 1 sdhci_pci
usbhid 45604 0
rtc_cmos 10896 0
uvcvideo 50928 0
snd_page_alloc 8184 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
mac80211 199708 1 iwl3945
rtc_core 17384 1 rtc_cmos
nvidia 7252756 40
video 20308 6
asus_laptop 16016 0
compat_ioctl32 1104 1 uvcvideo
hid 35568 1 usbhid
intel_agp 24776 0
mmc_core 54968 1 sdhci
rtc_lib 2816 1 rtc_core
ohci1394 27656 0
button 6568 0
battery 11176 0
snd_hwdep 7144 1 snd_hda_intel
iTCO_wdt 10016 0
output 2736 1 video
atl1 33288 0
videodev 31236 1 uvcvideo
led_class 3896 2 iwl3945,asus_laptop
ac 4480 0
ieee1394 83764 1 ohci1394
v4l1_compat 13096 2 uvcvideo,videodev
pcspkr 2344 0
joydev 8944 0
ff_memless 7132 1 usbhid
i2c_core 29900 1 nvidia
agpgart 32308 2 nvidia,intel_agp
snd 56816 17 snd_seq_dummy,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_h wdep
iTCO_vendor_support 3368 1 iTCO_wdt
sr_mod 13360 1
sg 29408 0
mii 4968 1 atl1
serio_raw 5092 0
cfg80211 23356 2 iwl3945,mac80211
cdrom 32292 2 ide_cd_mod,sr_mod
soundcore 6660 1 snd
ehci_hcd 47732 0
sd_mod 31624 5
crc_t10dif 1704 1 sd_mod
uhci_hcd 23072 0
usbcore 165892 5 usbhid,uvcvideo,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
edd 8616 0
ext3 123932 2
mbcache 7592 1 ext3
jbd 52872 1 ext3
fan 4712 0
ide_pci_generic 3428 0
piix 5868 0
ide_core 97492 4 ide_disk,ide_cd_mod,ide_pci_generic,piix
ata_generic 4484 0
ata_piix 16652 5
libata 160812 2 ata_generic,ata_piix
scsi_mod 149672 5 st,sr_mod,sg,sd_mod,libata
dock 11804 1 libata
thermal 19976 0
processor 43644 4 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
thermal_sys 11364 4 video,fan,thermal,processor
hwmon 2916 1 thermal_sys
 
Old 06-05-2009, 06:23 PM   #2
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Well, you can try removing "xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" package, or editing/moving/deleting "/usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/11-x11-synaptics.fdi" file or driver file "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/synaptics_drv.so", because it seems asus_laptop module contains multiple functions (not only for touchpad), but i'm not 100% sure. But as I understand it, there are key-combinations for disabling touchpad (fn+f9 ?) on some laptops/netbooks, maybe you have one too?

Last edited by rasta_freak; 06-05-2009 at 06:25 PM.
 
Old 06-08-2009, 07:16 PM   #3
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removal

<<removing "xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" package,>> could not find that, but i went into yast and removed all packages with word synaptic or touchpad packages. touchpad still works though. am i supposed to restart x server? i did a logout/login method.




<<editing/moving/deleting "/usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/11-x11-synaptics.fdi" file>> the only file in here was -->

/usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/20-libgpod-sysinfo-extended.fdi

i am not sure if this is correct file to move somewhere else?



<<driver file "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/input>> My files in there are listed below. the one you specified is not listed!!! unless you the 'magic touch' is the touchpad module?


/usr/lib/xorg/modules/input> ls
acecad_drv.la dmc_drv.la hyperpen_drv.la microtouch_drv.la summa_drv.la
acecad_drv.so dmc_drv.so hyperpen_drv.so microtouch_drv.so summa_drv.so
aiptek_drv.la dynapro_drv.la joystick_drv.la mouse_drv.la tek4957_drv.la
aiptek_drv.so dynapro_drv.so joystick_drv.so mouse_drv.so tek4957_drv.so
calcomp_drv.la elo2300_drv.la js_x_drv.la mutouch_drv.la ur98_drv.la
calcomp_drv.so elo2300_drv.so js_x_drv.so mutouch_drv.so ur98_drv.so
citron_drv.la elographics_drv.la kbd_drv.la palmax_drv.la vmmouse_drv.la
citron_drv.so elographics_drv.so kbd_drv.so palmax_drv.so vmmouse_drv.so
diamondtouch_drv.la evdev_drv.la magellan_drv.la penmount_drv.la void_drv.la
diamondtouch_drv.so evdev_drv.so magellan_drv.so penmount_drv.so void_drv.so
digitaledge_drv.la fpit_drv.la magictouch_drv.la spaceorb_drv.la wacom_drv.so
digitaledge_drv.so fpit_drv.so magictouch_drv.so spaceorb_drv.so
 
Old 06-09-2009, 10:55 AM   #4
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Fn+F9 TouchPad Lock

if i do that key combination, however, it is supposed to lock touchpad but it seems it does not work when pressed!!!

asus f3sc series laptop.
 
  


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