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Old 01-05-2005, 08:32 AM   #1
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Problem with touchpad scrolling

I'm trying to get the touchpad scrolling to work on my Toshiba Tecra S1. I installed the Synaptics Touchpad dirver version 0.13.6, but I don't think the X-server is detecting correctly. Here are the relavent sections from my X-server config file /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
# XFree86 4 configuration created by pyxf86config
Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "Default Layout"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
	InputDevice    "Synaptics Mouse" "AlwaysCore"

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

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

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  	"Synaptics Mouse"
        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"	"180"
  	Option	"MaxTapMove"	"220"
  	Option	"VertScrollDelta" "100"
  	Option	"MinSpeed"	"0.06"
  	Option	"MaxSpeed"	"0.12"
  	Option	"AccelFactor" "0.0010"
  	Option	"SHMConfig"	"on"
#	Option	"Repeater"	"/dev/ps2mouse"
Then int the file /proc/bus/input/devices I still get "PS/2 Generic Mouse" instead of "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad". When I looked into the x-server log file /var/log/Xorg.0.log, I see:
(II) LoadModule: "synaptics"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/synaptics_drv.o
(II) Module synaptics: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
	compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 1.0.0
	Module class: XFree86 XInput Driver
	ABI class: XFree86 XInput driver, version 0.3
and also:
(II) Synaptics touchpad driver version 0.13.6
Synaptics Mouse no synaptics event device found (checked 4 nodes)
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
(EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/psaux
	No such file or directory.
Synaptics driver unable to open device
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Synaptics Mouse"
(II) UnloadModule: "synaptics"
Can someone tell me how to make it work? thanks...

Last edited by darknails; 01-05-2005 at 08:35 AM.
Old 01-06-2005, 06:02 AM   #2
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this got me working
Old 02-12-2006, 09:12 AM   #3
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Hey man, you have a typo:

> Laod "mouse"

This won't work!


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