Comment 311 for bug 1372609

As I understand, evdev is used instead of synaptics. Why not use
default 3.19 kernel with a driver?
What is the reason of installing 4.0.1?

2015-05-06 12:44 GMT+03:00 Matej <email address hidden>:
> Pilot6,
>
> Me neither... xD
> But I am trying to understand all this...
> I tried to boot into Kubuntu with kernel 3.16 (where my touchpad works even without focaltech-dkms installed) and dumped my xorg log.
> Log is here: http://pastebin.com/FvbUjdcD
>
> Then I did the same on kernel 4.0.1.
> Log is here: http://pastebin.com/u6GKmPtW
>
> If you look at the bottom of both logs you will see a difference.
> In 3.16 it applies touchpad InputClass, after that it loads synaptics_drv.so module, and then detects it as a touchpad:
> [ 5.422] (II) config/udev: Adding input device FocalTechPS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad (/dev/input/event5)
> [ 5.422] (**) FocalTechPS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad: Applying InputClass "evdev touchpad catchall"
> ...
> [ 5.422] (II) LoadModule: "synaptics"
> [ 5.422] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/synaptics_drv.so
> ...
> [ 5.524] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "FocalTechPS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad" (type: TOUCHPAD, id 14)
>
> In 4.0.1 kernel it applies pointer InputClass, it does not load synaptics module, it uses evdev input driver, and then detects it as a mouse:
> [ 5.349] (II) config/udev: Adding input device PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad (/dev/input/event5)
> [ 5.349] (**) PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad: Applying InputClass "evdev pointer catchall"
> [ 5.349] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad'
> ...
> [ 5.349] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad" (type: MOUSE, id 14)
>
>
> Is there a way I can tell it to load synaptics module and use touchpad InputClass (not pointer)?
>
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>
> Title:
> Touchpad detected as mouse on Asus ux303ln laptop
>
> Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
> Status in linux package in Arch Linux:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> Hi! I'm following the bug reporting documentation here:
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection#In_case_Touchpad_features_like_scrolling.2C_tapping.2C_etc._do_not_work_at_all.
>
> The touchpad on my new Asus ux303ln laptop is detected as a mouse, so
> I can't access touchpad features such as two-finger scrolling.
>
> The laptop was very recently released and I couldn't find any
> outstanding firmware updates for it through Asus's Windows-based
> tools.
>
> % lsb_release -rd
> Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
> Release: 14.04
>
> Per the instructions on the wiki, I'm attaching output from
> /proc/bus/input/devices,` xinput --list`, and /var/log/Xorg.0.log.
>
> This machine also has a touchscreen, which I'm fairly certain is the
> "maXtouch digitizer" visible in the logs. I haven't yet restarted in
> Windows to see if it says anything useful about the touchpad, but I
> can do so if that's helpful. This is a fresh install of 14.04 and I
> haven't done much customization of it apart from installing some
> applications and changing the default resolution.
>
> The only relevant bit I noticed in /var/log/dmesg is this:
>
> [ 3.967547] input: PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse as
> /devices/platform/i8042/serio4/input/input11
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
> Package: linux-image-3.13.0-35-generic 3.13.0-35.62
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-35.62-generic 3.13.11.6
> Uname: Linux 3.13.0-35-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.4
> Architecture: amd64
> AudioDevicesInUse:
> USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
> /dev/snd/controlC0: tim 2234 F.... pulseaudio
> /dev/snd/controlC1: tim 2234 F.... pulseaudio
> CurrentDesktop: Unity
> Date: Mon Sep 22 14:30:33 2014
> HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=e6052f15-271a-4424-aac2-9b0ee1e490ed
> InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-09-22 (0 days ago)
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
> Lsusb:
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 03eb:8a32 Atmel Corp.
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 064e:9700 Suyin Corp.
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
> MachineType: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. UX303LN
> ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
> ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-35-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=4f908b1b-e06f-4dc9-9642-e952d2598e42 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
> RelatedPackageVersions:
> linux-restricted-modules-3.13.0-35-generic N/A
> linux-backports-modules-3.13.0-35-generic N/A
> linux-firmware 1.127.6
> SourcePackage: linux
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
> dmi.bios.date: 06/23/2014
> dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
> dmi.bios.version: UX303LN.203
> dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
> dmi.board.name: UX303LN
> dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
> dmi.board.version: 1.0
> dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
> dmi.chassis.type: 10
> dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
> dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
> dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrUX303LN.203:bd06/23/2014:svnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:pnUX303LN:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnUX303LN:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:ct10:cvr1.0:
> dmi.product.name: UX303LN
> dmi.product.version: 1.0
> dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
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