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Old 04-05-2009, 06:13 AM   #1
ghataknav
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Arrow problem with touchpad on acer tm 4720 with fedora 9 and kernel 2.6.28.7


hi,

i have installed fedora 9 on my acer travelmate 4720 laptop. i can move the curser using the touchpad and the movement is also pretty smooth, but am not able to use it to 'double-click'. as i did not have the source code of the fedora 9 kernel, i upgraded the kernel to 2.6.28.7 from kernel.org. but no difference.

i did a 'dmesg' and found the model to be 'Synaptics touchpad'. i couldn't find the driver for this model in the 2.6.28.7 kernel. i have run out of options now. any help please? thanks in advance.
 
Old 04-05-2009, 11:21 PM   #2
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hi,

i have installed fedora 9 on my acer travelmate 4720 laptop. i can move the curser using the touchpad and the movement is also pretty smooth, but am not able to use it to 'double-click'. as i did not have the source code of the fedora 9 kernel, i upgraded the kernel to 2.6.28.7 from kernel.org. but no difference.

i did a 'dmesg' and found the model to be 'Synaptics touchpad'. i couldn't find the driver for this model in the 2.6.28.7 kernel. i have run out of options now. any help please? thanks in advance.
problem has been resolved. touchpad working fine now. thanks.
 
Old 04-06-2009, 01:01 AM   #3
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how did you do it man?...I'm still having same prob in my Acer 5730...
 
Old 04-11-2009, 04:08 AM   #4
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how did you do it man?...I'm still having same prob in my Acer 5730...
see the reply by bbfuller in the link:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=218932

hope it solves your problem.
 
  


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