[KARMIC] [SRU] Add Sentelic Finger Senseing Pad Touchpad support

Jerone Young jerone.young at canonical.com
Wed Oct 28 20:00:07 UTC 2009

SRU Justification:

Impact: On laptops with the Sentelic Finger Senseing Pad are not fully
functional the main problems are: 

      * The trackpad is very sensitive and there is no way to turn off
        tap to click so it is easy to moving ones typing point when
        entering text.
      * There is no scrolling by movement down the right side as on the
        Synaptics Track pad because Synaptics have patented that
        feature, the taping of sensitive areas is however a good

Laptops such as the MSI Wind are effected. A driver was accepted
upstream that addresses these issues though didn't make into 2.6.31, but
in 2.6.32 tree. 
LP# 311869

Related links:

The upstream commit is here:

Also need to have turned on in kernel configuration file.

Sentelic Touchpads will work properly with scrolling support as well as
other features.

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