Alps touchpad detected as ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

Bug #553370 reported by Biktimirov Aidar on 2010-04-01
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Biktimirov Aidar

Bug Description

Binary package hint: xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

Ubuntu lucid 10.04
xserver-xorg-input-synaptic 1.2.2-1ubuntu1

On my Sony VAIO VPCEB1E1R I can use touchpad only to move cursor and vertical scroll

⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse id=11 [slave pointer (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
    ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sony Vaio Keys id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ USB 2.0 Camera id=9 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard id=10 [slave keyboard (3)]

Changed in xserver-xorg-input-synaptics (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Biktimirov Aidar (c-admin-free-manga-net-ru)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-21
tags: added: hardy
Gursimran singh (simar) wrote :

As the bug is located there instead .. The kernel is wrongly recognising the touchpad as ps2 mouse ...
This has happened after the upgrade

Changed in xserver-xorg-input-synaptics (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
affects: xserver-xorg-input-synaptics (Ubuntu) → linux (Ubuntu)
Gursimran singh (simar) wrote :

This bug is marked as a duplicate bug..
You are advised to continue your further discussions and patches in the bug Alps touchpad detected as ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mous

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