Synaptics Touchpad & USB Mouse

Shawn McCuan smccuan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 01:45:55 UTC 2006


Thank you! That's exactly what I needed. :)

On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 11:28 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Shawn McCuan wrote:
> 
> > Yes, I do have the xorg synaptics package installed.
> > 
> > "Different sections..." where could I obtain information on how to set
> > up that section?
> > 
> 
> It's the "CorePointer" and "SendCoreEvents" that are significant. One must
> be "CorePointer" (iirc one that may not always be available - as it will
> get preference), others must "SendCoreEvents".
> 
> Here's mine - if your synaptics mouse is set up correctly, you don't want to
> be using my version, but the USB mouse should be usable verbatim:
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "USB Mouse"
>         Driver          "mouse"
>         Option          "CorePointer"
>         Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
>         Option          "Protocol"              "ImPS/2"
>         Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
>         Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
>   Driver        "synaptics"
>   Identifier    "alps"
>         Option          "SendCoreEvents"        "true"
>   Option        "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
>   Option        "Protocol"              "auto-dev"
>   Option        "LeftEdge"              "120"
>   Option        "RightEdge"             "830"
>   Option        "TopEdge"               "120"
>   Option        "BottomEdge"            "650"
>   Option        "FingerLow"             "14"
>   Option        "FingerHigh"            "15"
>   Option        "MaxTapTime"            "180"
>   Option        "MaxTapMove"            "110"
>   Option        "EmulateMidButtonTime"  "75"
>   Option        "VertScrollDelta"       "20"
>   Option        "HorizScrollDelta"      "20"
>   Option        "MinSpeed"              "0.3"
>   Option        "MaxSpeed"              "0.75"
>   Option        "AccelFactor"           "0.015"
>   Option        "EdgeMotionMinSpeed"    "200"
>   Option        "EdgeMotionMaxSpeed"    "200"
>   Option        "UpDownScrolling"       "1"
>   Option        "CircularScrolling"     "1"
>   Option        "CircScrollDelta"       "0.1"
>   Option        "CircScrollTrigger"     "2"
>   Option        "UseShm"                "true"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "ServerLayout"
>         Identifier      "Default Layout"
>         Screen          "Default Screen"
>         InputDevice     "Generic Keyboard"
>         InputDevice     "USB Mouse"
>         InputDevice     "alps"
> EndSection
> 
> 
> -- 
> derek
> 
> 





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