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Re: I can't disable my touchpad again...



On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 10:01 -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 21:13 -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 15:15 -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 13:54 -0500, Bob Barrett wrote:

> > 
> > I find that a heavy handed approach for the problem at hand. Its time
> > for either the touchpad button or ksynaptics to just work.
> 
> I don't disagree.  I'm just offering the suggestion for getting it
> working in the short run.

Thanks.

> Another message in the thread indicates that the ksynaptics issue may be
> a bug.  In any case, I've seen some discussion about how to manage the
> SHMConfig issue in a sustainable way.  So it is being worked on, AFAIK.

Could you share where you've seen this discussed and who is working on
the issue ? 

> BTW, I don't see why modifying xorg.conf is any less "heavy handed" than
> creating /etc/hal/fdi/policy/10-synaptics.fdi.  You're just used to one
> and not the other.

Agreed.  Unfortunately, I am experienced at modifying xorg.conf files.
Actually, I have also done some HAL rules as well. 

>   But neither should be necessary; there should be a
> user-accessible configuration tool to do whatever is required.

Agreed.



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