Intrepid, EeePc 1000, how to disable tapping on touchpad?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Wed Oct 8 05:10:10 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 20:11 -0400, mhz at wrote:
> (II) Synaptics touchpad driver version 0.15.2
> Synaptics Touchpad no synaptics event device found
> Query no Synaptics: 6003C8
> (EE) Synaptics Touchpad no synaptics touchpad detected and no repeater
> device
> (EE) Synaptics Touchpad Unable to query/initialize Synaptics hardware.
> (EE) PreInit failed for input device "Synaptics Touchpad"
> (II) UnloadModule: "synaptics"

Good catch, now we know why the tab is not shown in the GUI :)

Adam McDaniel maintains a kernel for Hardy (and maybe Intrepid) that
contains enhancements for the eeePC, among those being an "elantech"
module for your touchpad. Check it out:

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