Comment 90 for bug 565543

Does anyone have any real news about how solving this bug is going?
What's the status of the input driver for ALPS devices under linux?
What's the status of multitouch support?

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 7:34 PM, Jeremy Foshee <email address hidden> wrote:
> ** Tags added: kj-triage
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> Alps touchpad detected as ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse(in VAIO E series) after the kernel upgrade
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> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu: New
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> Bug description:
> Initially the ALPS touchpad was detected by the kernel but does not support horizontal and vertical support but after the kernel upgrade to 10.04 vertical scroll is working but horizontal scroll is not working. And the kernel is not detecting the ALPS touchpad and the cat /proc/bus/input/devices says it is a  PS2 mouse ..
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> This is seen in sony vaio E series in particular ...
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> Also Bill in Comment #52 says
> Acer Aspire One 532h (Alps touchpad).
> I booted the distribution from a thumb drive, but once I installed from the thumb drive and updated Ubuntu (10.04), I lost the touchpad (works as a mouse) ..
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