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Old 04-29-2009, 10:25 PM   #1
elliottcable
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Dell Inspiron 1520 Synaptics touchpad not working in Xorg/X11


Just got X11 installed with awesomewm on my roomate's laptop, and it's working great ... except his touchpad isn't working at all.

I got help from #ArchLinux on freenode, and read the ArchWiki page on the topic: http://tr.im/k4sh?archlinux unfortunately, that didn't change anything.

I'm running Arch Linux 2009/02, on Linux kernel 2.6.29.1-4, with Xorg-server 1.6.1-1 and awesomewm 3.3pre20090421-1.

Here's the output of some possibly relevant commands and some possibly relevant logs:

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`cat /proc/bus/input/devices` => http://gist.github.com/104220
`sudo hwd -s` => http://gist.github.com/104222
`sudo hwd -e` => http://gist.github.com/104223
`sudo hwd -y` => http://gist.github.com/104225
`lspci` => http://gist.github.com/104227
`lsusb` => http://gist.github.com/104228
`dmesg | grep -iC3 "synaptics"` => http://gist.github.com/104232
 
  


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