[nSLUG] Synaptics USB touchpad

Gerard MacNeil macneil.g at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 08:32:31 ADT 2014


On Tue, 12 Aug 2014 02:15:27 -0300
mspencer at tallships.ca (Mike Spencer) wrote:

> 
> Trying to get X working on an Acer Aspire E5-721 laptop. X starts,
> displays clock and xterms as specified in ~/.xinitrc, xterm with focus
> accept keystrokes, executes commands. X displays cursor but touchpad
> doesn't move it or work at all.
> 
> Synaptics touchpad is seen by lsusb.
> 
....

> [   590.182] (**) Option "config_info"
> "udev:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.3/1-1.3:1.0/input/input11/event11"
** > [   590.182] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "   " (type:
> TOUCHPAD, id 11)
> [   590.182] (**) synaptics:    : (accel) MinSpeed is now constant
> deceleration 2.5
> [   590.182] (**) synaptics:    : (accel) MaxSpeed is now 1.75
> [   590.182] (**) synaptics:    : (accel) AccelFactor is now 0.131
> [   590.183] (**)    : (accel) keeping acceleration scheme 1
> [   590.183] (**)    : (accel) acceleration profile 1
> [   590.183] (**)    : (accel) acceleration factor: 2.000
> [   590.183] (**)    : (accel) acceleration threshold: 4
> [   590.183] (--) synaptics:    : touchpad found

** XINPUT does not have a device name. The name is missing in other
lines as well. xorg.conf should have it somewhere, I suspect.

G.


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