pointer (touchpad) aceleration and threshold too low in 11.3.* builds

Eduardo H. Silva hoboprimate at gmail.com
Tue May 22 14:06:48 EDT 2012

2012/5/22 Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 1:33 PM, Eduardo H. Silva <hoboprimate at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, perhaps this is the problem. I actually have a B4, sorry for
>> calling it XO-1 (I as I have refered to it forever)... Am I the only
>> one getting this experience then?
> So XO-1 B4? Can you confirm as per
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Touchpad/Testing what touchpad is being
> recognized?

cat /sys/bus/serio/drivers/psmouse/serio*/protocol gives:


> Can you propose alternative xset values for acceleration?

Just changing the threshold to 0, so 'xset m 7/4 0' improves a lot the
general feeling, but swiping from corner to corner, while improved,
still takes more than just one swipe.

I'll be testing more values.


> cheers,
> m
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