Re: Twitchy Touchpad on a D600?
- Hi Jim,
Unfortunately, my touchpad is funky in Windows, also. Given this, I
doubt that it's my linux kernel (2.6.8) or X windows version
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jim Diamond <zsd@a...>
> On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 13:57 (-0000), Michelle L. Gill wrote:a
> > You may already know this (my apologies if you do), but there is
> > kernel patch for the ALPS drivers mentioned on the third linefrom
> > the bottom at http://web.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/.synaptics
> As it turns out, the text you are referring to is included in the
> source code. I haven't tried it out, since I was more interestedin
> eliminating taps entirely, since I was having problems withspurious mouse
> > It is
> > reportedly used to fix double clicking issue. I just have a
> > old synaptics in my Dell Inspiron 4150 (running SuSE 9.2), so Iand
> > can't say for sure if it works or not.
> > For what its worth, even my synaptics pad spazzes out sometimes
> > causes the cursor to jump (usually in the process selecting asmall
> > bit of text I have just typed and deleting it...grrr). I usethe
> > touchpad so rarely that I've considered writing a script to turnit
> > on and off...although it hasn't pissed me off enough yet toactually
> > go and do so.have a
> That's interesting that your synaptics pad does that. Maybe you
> different model than I do. Or maybe your software (X windowsversion?
> Linux kernel version?) is the problem.
- <theuteck@...> writes
>I heard a similar report from someone at my office. I've personally
> The touchpad on my D600 also spazzes out. It even does it when I boot
> into XP, so it is not just a X config issue. I guess it is just a
> buggy pad, I should use my service plan on it. :-\
never seen the problem under XP, but it only happens sporadically
(happily) under Linux, so who knows...?