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Old 11-06-2008, 01:02 PM   #1
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Kernel doesn't recognize my touchpad?


Hello forum.

I've been trying to get my touchpad to work, and suspect that maybe the kernel doesn't recognize it. Consider the output from running "cat /proc/bus/input/devices":

Code:
I: Bus=0017 Vendor=0001 Product=0001 Version=0100
N: Name="Macintosh mouse button emulation"
P: Phys=
S: Sysfs=/devices/virtual/input/input0
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=mouse0 event0 
B: EV=7
B: KEY=70000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B: REL=3

I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0001 Product=0001 Version=ab54
N: Name="AT Translated Set 2 keyboard"
P: Phys=isa0060/serio0/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input1
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=kbd event1 
B: EV=120013
B: KEY=16007 2800000 3802078 f040d001 feffffdf ffefffff ffffffff ffffffff
B: MSC=10
B: LED=7

I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0002 Version=0000
N: Name="Power Button (FF)"
P: Phys=LNXPWRBN/button/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/virtual/input/input2
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=kbd event2 
B: EV=3
B: KEY=100000 0 0 0

I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0001 Version=0000
N: Name="Power Button (CM)"
P: Phys=PNP0C0C/button/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/virtual/input/input3
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=kbd event3 
B: EV=3
B: KEY=100000 0 0 0

I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0005 Version=0000
N: Name="Lid Switch"
P: Phys=PNP0C0D/button/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/virtual/input/input4
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=event4 
B: EV=21
B: SW=1

I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0003 Version=0000
N: Name="Sleep Button (CM)"
P: Phys=PNP0C0E/button/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/virtual/input/input5
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=kbd event5 
B: EV=3
B: KEY=4000 0 0 0 0

I: Bus=0010 Vendor=001f Product=0001 Version=0100
N: Name="PC Speaker"
P: Phys=isa0061/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/platform/pcspkr/input/input6
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=kbd event6 
B: EV=40001
B: SND=6

I: Bus=0003 Vendor=046d Product=c00c Version=0110
N: Name="Logitech USB Mouse"
P: Phys=usb-0000:00:1d.1-1/input0
S: Sysfs=/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.1/usb2/2-1/2-1:1.0/input/input7
U: Uniq=
H: Handlers=mouse1 event7 
B: EV=17
B: KEY=70000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B: REL=103
B: MSC=10
As far as I can see, none of these entries match my touchpad. I have a logitech external mouse connected to the system just to be able to use a mouse, which matches that last entry. But shouldn't my touchpad be listed in this file?


Greets,
kenneho
 
Old 11-06-2008, 02:10 PM   #2
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