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Old 11-22-2004, 02:17 AM   #1
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no touchpad tapping...


I've searched this topic for a while, but no answer.

I'm using SuSE 9.2 with VAIO FX270 which uses ALPS Glidepoint.

The weird thing is that SuSE disables hardware tapping of touchpad in boot process.

it says something like:
ALPS (Glidepoint) touchpad found,
disabling hardware tapping.

Hey, I use tapping function. why you disable that??
So, I looked for some settings in XF86Config file, setconfig and boot parameter; 'psmouse.proto=imps'.

I first though it is because tpconfig disables tapping, but it is not installed.

I have no luck, so far.

Does anyone know how to enable hardware tapping?

Thanks,

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Old 11-22-2004, 03:23 AM   #2
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Have a look in the 'Graphics Card and Monitor' module (sax2) of yast, if the synaptics driver is selected. I think it was not used per default.
 
Old 11-22-2004, 12:27 PM   #3
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SaX2 says it loads AlpsPS/2 ALPS Touchpad...
 
Old 11-22-2004, 01:52 PM   #4
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I am using SuSE 9.1 with a Synaptics touchpad and according to http://web.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad the same driver is used for the ALPS Glidepoint. Check using lsmod that the 'synaptics' module is loaded. If not, edit your XF86Config and add

Load "Synaptics"

in the Modules section.

Also, it might help to download the tarball from the above address and read the INSTALL file. It contains a sample InputDevice section for the touchpad which you can insert in your XF86Config and fiddle with.

Good luck
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Old 11-22-2004, 03:54 PM   #5
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um... I am very aware of that driver and even site address.

I read some thread about synaptics touchpad in this forum, but none of them help my problem.

And...
My FX86Config always has 'load synaptics' line, and
I also added a synaptics configuration strings such like
Option "Vertmax '35'" bluh bluh ... things..

What I think is that SuSE has a some sort of script runs in boot process which disables hardware tapping before X starts.

And it does not related to the synaptics touchpad driver for XFree86.

How do you think?
There should be something that disables the "disabling hardware tapping" script.
 
Old 11-22-2004, 04:07 PM   #6
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Have you tried the options MaxTapTime etc. from the website I mentioned? They are handling the tapping.
 
Old 11-22-2004, 08:47 PM   #7
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Yes. it says MaxTapTime "180" ... I think it isn't a fact though
 
Old 11-23-2004, 03:32 AM   #8
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Quote:
'psmouse.proto=imps'
What about this parameter? Is that from menu.lst?
It seem like this is defining the wrong driver (imps).
You may try it without...
 
Old 11-23-2004, 04:42 AM   #9
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I commented out that parameter because it does not help.
I'm wondering syndaemon may disable hardware tapping at boot.
How's that?
 
Old 11-23-2004, 12:04 PM   #10
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Allright, here is what I have. Can you show us your section?

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "synaptics"
Identifier "Mouse[1]"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "AccelFactor" "0.0010"
Option "BottomEdge" "4200"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
# Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
# Option "Finger" "25 30"
Option "FingerHigh" "30"
Option "FingerLow" "25"
# Option "InputFashion" "Mouse"
Option "LeftEdge" "1700"
Option "MaxSpeed" "0.12"
Option "MaxTapMove" "220"
Option "MaxTapTime" "180"
Option "ClickTime" "100"
Option "MinSpeed" "0.06"
Option "Name" "Synaptics;Touchpad"
Option "RightEdge" "5300"
Option "SHMConfig" "on"
Option "TopEdge" "1700"
Option "VertScrollDelta" "100"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
 
Old 11-23-2004, 05:29 PM   #11
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Here's my synaptics section in xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "synaptics"
Identifier "Mouse[9]"
Option "AccelFactor" "0.01"
Option "BottomEdge" "650"
Option "CircScrallDelta" "0.1"
Option "CircScrallTrigger" "2"
Option "CircularScralling" "1"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "EdgeMotionMaxSpeed" "15"
Option "EdgeMotionMinSpeed" "15"
Option "EmulateMidButtonTime" "75"
Option "FingeLow" "14"
Option "FingerHigh" "15"
Option "HorizScrollDelta" "20"
Option "LeftEdge" "120"
Option "MaxSpeed" "0.5"
Option "MaxTapMove" "110"
Option "MaxTapTime" "180"
Option "MinSpeed" "0.2"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "RightEdge" "830"
Option "TopEdge" "120"
Option "UpDownScrolling" "1"
Option "VertScrollDelta" "20"
EndSection

Hmm.. everyone seems to think it's X problem... I don't think so though....
 
  


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