6.0RC1 - enabling synaptics touchpad freezes machine
e.schuele at computer.org
Tue Nov 8 12:29:17 PST 2005
Tom.Lislegaard at proact.no wrote:
> I try to enable touchpad support on an Acer Travelmate 8104
> by setting hw.psm.synaptics_support="1" in loader.conf.
I have a synaptics touchpad on a Dell Inspiron. I've never used the
above (and never had the problems you mention below)...
to my /boot/device.hints file to get it working.
Might give it a try. Presently running 6.0-STABLE as of this morning...
but the above hint has been working since 5.x days.
> After that any access to psm0 seems to hang the machine solid.
> For instance running 'moused -p /dev/psm0' or starting Xorg with
> psm0 as mousedevice freezes the machine immediately, and I have
> to use the power button to recover.
> This is an out-of-the-box 6.0RC1 Generic kernel. The only
> other change I've done is to disable acpi, though that doesn't
> change anything regarding the touchpad problem.
> Is anyone else seeing something similar (and preferably have
> a solution)?
> Output of dmesg is found below.
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