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Old 09-19-2005, 01:57 PM   #1
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Acer Ferrari 4005, USB mouse & touchpad problem


hi,

The USB mouse and external keyboard work fine on Windows, but on LInux it does not work.
This is my xorg.conf file

#############################################

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
#
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Panasonic P21"
HorizSync 30.0 - 115.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "vesa"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "VESA driver (generic)"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Radeon 9600XT - fglrx"
Driver "fglrx"
# ### generic DRI settings ###
# === disable PnP Monitor ===
#Option "NoDDC"
# === disable/enable XAA/DRI ===
Option "no_accel" "no"
Option "no_dri" "no"
# === misc DRI settings ===
Option "mtrr" "off" # disable DRI mtrr mapper, driver has its own code for mtrr
# ### FireGL DDX driver module specific settings ###
# === Screen Management ===
Option "DesktopSetup" "0x00000000"
Option "MonitorLayout" "AUTO, CRT"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "off"
Option "HSync2" "30.0-115.0"
Option "VRefresh2" "50.0-160.0"
Option "ScreenOverlap" "0"
# === TV-out Management ===
Option "NoTV" "yes"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVHSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVVSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVHPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVVPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVHStartAdj" "0"
Option "TVColorAdj" "0"
Option "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
Option "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
# === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
Option "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
# === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
# === OpenGL Overlay ===
# Note: When OpenGL Overlay is enabled, Video Overlay
# will be disabled automatically
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
# === Center Mode (Laptops only) ===
Option "CenterMode" "off"
# === Pseudo Color Visuals (8-bit visuals) ===
Option "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
# === QBS Management ===
Option "Stereo" "off"
Option "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
# === FSAA Management ===
Option "FSAAEnable" "yes"
Option "FSAAScale" "4"
Option "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
Option "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
Option "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
# === Misc Options ===
Option "UseFastTLS" "0"
Option "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "yes"
Option "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0" # vendor=1002, device=4152
Screen 0
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Radeon 9600XT - fglrx"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1024x768"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Group 0
Mode 0666
EndSection

##############################################
 
Old 09-19-2005, 08:28 PM   #2
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Of course, I didn't see your touchpad device in your xorg.conf.
Try to see http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=344209

Maybe, It'll help you.
 
Old 09-20-2005, 03:43 PM   #3
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hi,

I added this

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "TouchPad" "AlwaysCore"
EndSection

&

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "synaptics"
Load "dri"
EndSection

&

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "TouchPad"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "LeftEdge" "1700"
Option "RightEdge" "5300"
Option "TopEdge" "1700"
Option "BottomEdge" "4200"
Option "FingerLow" "25"
Option "FingerHigh" "30"
Option "MaxTapTime" "0"
Option "MaxTapMove" "0"
Option "VertScrollDelta" "100"
Option "MinSpeed" "0.09"
Option "MaxSpeed" "0.18"
Option "AccelFactor" "0.0015"
Option "SHMConfig" "on"
EndSection


But Xorg log says that it does not detect the synaptics device!!!!!!!!!

Now how do I configure my touchpad! as well as my USb mouse. I don't want to use the bluetooth mouth which came with the system.
Recently I found that there was no file /dev/psaux, so I compiled the kernel, but it still did not detect!

regards,
Krishna
 
Old 10-05-2005, 03:52 PM   #4
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What flavor of Linux are you running?
I recently tried FC4 x86_64 and ran into the same problems as you. I only installed Fedora on the recommendation from a friend. I'm not a Linux guru by any means and have always liked Mandrake, not sure why I even bothered with Fedora. IMHO it's crap compared to Mandriva.

So, yesterday I installed Mandriva 2006 RC2 x86_64 and it detected my Synaptics pad and USB mouse with no problems at all. My Bluetooth mouse is detected, but I can't seem to get it working just yet.
The TFT on the other hand was a little tricky. It would only install using VESA and 800x600 resolution. Don't turn on fglrx at installation or your display will be black. Once installed, I ran the driver install from ATI (.run, not the RPM) and changed my res to 1680x1050 and enabled fglrx. It worked but for some reason my glxgears are down to 3xx FPS. It was 8xx FPS when at 800x600. I don't believe fglrx is working properly yet.

I tried using this guide: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=361450
But... the ATI RPM doesn't seem to work the same in 2006. I'm just experimenting with RC2 until the final release comes out.

There are a few guides on Linux with the 4005:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Gent...005WLMi_Manual
http://tuxmobil.org/acer.html (scroll down to the Acer Ferrari section)

I'm really only interested in getting Mandriva going at this point, but let me know how you make out with whatever flavor you're running. It would be nice to find a Wiki somewhere for our laptops!

Last edited by KillaB; 10-05-2005 at 03:57 PM.
 
Old 10-31-2005, 01:35 PM   #5
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I just installed Mandriva 2006 on my Acer Ferrari 4000, and am having trouble getting the ATI drivers to work.

I tried the ATI install script, like you did, and found that my display looks good & runs in full resolution, but glxgears is slow. I've found that running Xorg from the command line as root generates an error:
"(EE) fglrx(0): incompatible kernel module detected - HW accelerated OpenGL will not work"

I suspec this is the reason for the slow glxgears performance.

I tried installing the RPM version of the drivers, and found that the fglrx module wouldn't load, due to its being built for Xorg v 6.8, not 6.9. (Also, the Xorg for Mandriva 2006 seems to be reporting its version as 7; the error I got from Xorg was that the module was incompatible with version 7 of Xorg)

Finally, I've tried using the vendor drivers that came with Mandriva, but have found that my desktop won't display at the correct resolution. Even when I tell drakconf that my monitor is 1680x1050, and my card's resolution should be 1680x1050, the desktop runs in that mode you get when your card is set to a higher res than your monitor, and you can't see your whole desktop at once; you have to scroll around using the mouse....

I suspect this may be a case of having to wait for ATI to release new drivers...
 
Old 10-31-2005, 03:59 PM   #6
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Well, it looks like I solved my own problem (with the help of a friend). Here's how I got my video working, with (apparently) hardware acceleration working:

- Set up Mandriva to use the Vendor ATI Radeon (fglrx) driver that Mandriva ships with
- As root, type init 3 to shut down the X server.
- Manually try the driver by typing 'Xorg' at the prompt.
- Examine the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file; look for entries that describe your monitor. Find the text that looks like this:
Support additional video mode:
clock: 121.0 MHz Image Size: 331x207 mm
h_active: 1680 h_sync: 1704 h_sync_end 1792 h_blank_end 1876 h_border: 0
v_active: 1050 v_xyn: 1051 v_sync_end 1054 v_blanking: 1065 v_border: 0
SAMSUNG
LTN154P1-L02
- Then, edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf, and add this to the Section "Monitor":
ModeLine "1680x1050" 121.0 1680 1704 1792 1876 1050 1051 1054 1065
(This creates the correct entry for the LCD display)
- In Section "Screen", comment out all the Subsection "Display" entries except the Depth 24 one, and in that one, comment out the Virtual entry. Change the Modes to "1680x1050".
- Try Xorg again; this time you should get the full 1680x1050 res, with hardware acceleration.

Hope this helps!
 
Old 11-06-2005, 04:12 PM   #7
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hi,

I am now trying with Mandriva 2006.
I can't those entries in the Xorg.0.log file.

I setup ATI fglrx during install.

Krishna
 
Old 11-14-2005, 04:02 PM   #8
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cool!
It worked for me too!!

thanks!
Krishna
 
Old 01-13-2006, 09:36 PM   #9
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Acer Bluetooth mouse working under FC4

I've got some troubles with my acer bt mouse, but now it's working correcly in fedora core 4, also synaptics touchpad and USB mouse works good together...
here are some info

/etc/X11/xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

If your pointer doesn't move and touchpad and USB mouse working ok, then try to run /etc/init.d/hidd start

enjoy...
 
  


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