#10417 NORM Future : Enable Synaptics mode for CL1A/CL1B/CL1C touchpad

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#10417: Enable Synaptics mode for CL1A/CL1B/CL1C touchpad
           Reporter:  martin.langhoff  |       Owner:  cjb           
               Type:  enhancement      |      Status:  new           
           Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:  Future Release
          Component:  distro           |     Version:  not specified 
         Resolution:                   |    Keywords:                
        Next_action:  never set        |    Verified:  0             
Deployment_affected:                   |   Blockedby:                
           Blocking:                   |  

Comment(by rsmith):

 Replying to [comment:16 dsd]:

 > Install test kernel:
 > {{{
 > rpm -Uvh
 > rsync -av --delete-before /boot/ /bootpart/boot/
 > reboot
 > }}}
 > Check that synaptics kernel driver is enabled:
 > {{{
 > grep SynPS /proc/bus/input/devices
 > }}}

 I'm not having any luck.  I have a unit that reports it has a Synaptics
 touchpad wiht the stock kernel but when I install the above kernel (on
 os8) I don't get any touchpad activity and /proc/bus/input/devices shows
 no sign of a Synaptics device anymore.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10417#comment:17>
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