Re: Touchpad problems with latest kernels

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 13:10:10 EST

On 8/15/06, Luke Sharkey <lukesharkey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
But the driver was ok for the 2054 kernel. Can't the driver for my touchpad
be rolled back to the 2054 driver until this is fixed?

The synaptics driver itself was not changed for many month, it is the
surrounding code that was changed and somehow it interferes with your

Right now the
onscreen pointer is practically unusuable when I so much as open a konqueror
window. It frequently freezes on screen for many seconds. (When I said it
was jerky, I don't mean that it pings around all over the screen).

Does it exibit the same behavior when you switch to text console?

Also, is there programs that poll status of your battery or monitor
box's temperature? How often do they do the polling? Have you updated
any of them recently?

Oh, another one... try booting with "ec_intr=0" on the kernel command
line to disable embedded controller interrupt mode.

And finally, can I mples get a dmesg (or /var/log/messages) of boot
with "i8042.debug=1 log_buf_len=131072" please?

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