[olpc-community-support] Touchpad *mostly* non-functional

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Thu Dec 20 21:59:32 EST 2007

Yeah, known problem that we're maybe getting to the bottom of.  With
luck, we may have something for adventurous people to try in a few days
to see if we have a fix/workaround to the problem.
                                  - Jim

> On Dec 19, 2007 1:41 PM, Ozwald <ozzywaldo at comcast.net> wrote:
>         Hi all;  Just recieved my G1G1 XO which is very cool.  However
>         the touchpad only works in the up/down axis albeit a little
>         herky-jerky.  Not well at all in the left/right axis, only
>         zooming from one to the other while intermittently stopping
>         along the way. 
>          I've tried the de-power and four-finger salute as suggested
>         by the folks at support at laptop.org but no joy.  If it was
>         consistentl in its badness  i'd be more inclined to suspect
>         the h/w but since the behavior varies somwhat after the
>         attempted fixes i'm inclined to believe in s/w voodoo. 
>         The service at laptopgiving.org folks replied that they'd
>         recieved 3 or so similar complaints but directed me to the
>         laptop.org folks who have now directed me here.
>         Any thoughts?

Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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