[SOLVED] System does not recognize Synaptic touchpad
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A cat of /proc/bus/input/devices just shows the keyboard and pc speaker. I am running the 126.96.36.199 kernel on a RHEL 5.4 system. The stock kernel works fine. I have compared the kernel config files and do not see anything different in the INPUT Device area. Could it be that USB mouse driver is interfering? Is there something out side the INPUT Device section that the synaptic touchpad needs?
Last edited by clcbluemont; 09-10-2010 at 05:26 PM.
That did not help. Still nothing in /proc/bus/input/devices. I am going to try the RedHat 2.6.18-164-3 config file with the 188.8.131.52 kernel and see if that helps. In the end I need to make this kernel as trim as possible though and I am not sure what it is missing. Thanks for the catch though.
Problem solved. I have attached my config file. This is an always On system and did not think I need power management.
With ACPI enabled:
PNP: PS/2 Controller [PNP0303:PS2K,PNP0f13:PS2M] at 0x60,0x64 irq 1,12
pnp: no ps/2 controller found. probing ports direct