8.2.x, touchpads and papercuts
pgf at laptop.org
Mon Nov 30 09:50:44 EST 2009
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 2:26 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> > > > daniel recently
> > > > pointed out to me that we could build in the synaptics protocol,
> > > > but explicitly not choose it (i.e., override auto-detection) by
> > > > using a module parameter. this would let deployments and others
> > > > experiment with ways to make tap-to-click go away while keeping
> > > > everything else working.
> > >
> > > So you mean CONFIG_MOUSE_PS2_SYNAPTICS=m and that combined with an
> > > xorg stanza? Or a udev rule? Or just inelegantly renaming the kmod?
> > my impression from dsd was that we could turn on the CONFIG_ var, and
> > then disable the protocol with a module parameter, presumably in
> > modprobe.d.
> Which module param?
"proto=bare" should keep us from probing any but the bare protocol.
> > i think it would look like this:
> > CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSE=y
> > CONFIG_MOUSE_PS2=m
> > CONFIG_MOUSE_PS2_SYNAPTICS=y
> > CONFIG_MOUSE_PS2_OLPC=y
> > the result would be a psmouse.ko module.
> I'll do *exactly* that.
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