TouchPoint on IBM Thinkpad works in console but not X

Pietro Cerutti pietro.cerutti at
Thu Dec 15 01:04:31 PST 2005

On 12/15/05, TuxGirl <tuxgirl at> wrote:
> Wild guess here, but I'm thinking it might not be able to use it since
> it's being used in the console.

Yes, this is the problem

> I don't actually use the mouse in
> the console, though, so if there's a way to stop using it there, and
> just use it in X, I'd be happy to do that.  I'm not sure how I would
> go about doing that, though.

add the line


in your /etc/rc.conf

> Thanks,
> ~Erin


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