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Old 08-18-2003, 02:57 AM   #1
fimanne
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Touch pad Help


HI,

I,m working with redhad 9.0 on my laptop and i can't use my touch pad.
Is there anybody who can help me to make my touch pad to work with redhad?

Thanks
 
Old 09-09-2003, 03:24 PM   #2
Caeda
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Its probably a USB mouse. Shows up that way on toshiba's sometimes..
 
Old 09-09-2003, 07:22 PM   #3
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caeda, is on the ball here. get a ps/2 mouse and set it up as generic ps/2 mouse using the "mouseconfig" command and your touchpad should then be working after rebooting. i haven't found a way to make the touchpad work in linux using a usb mouse.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 09:10 AM   #4
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its probably set as ps2 change it to usb
 
  


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