Synaptics Touchpad driver
mbsd at pacbell.net
Sun Mar 13 10:48:50 PST 2005
On Sat, 12 Mar 2005, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> It seems that FreeBSD 5.3 now has support in the kernel for the
> synaptics touchpad that my laptop has. Right now it's just running as a
> normal mouse, it looks like the support is disabled by default. In
> isa/psm.c, I can see the synaptics support in there, but it's disabled
> unless hw.psm.synaptics_support is set to 1. My question is how do I
> set it to one? It's setup as a TUNABLE_INT, but there is no sysctl for
> it. Does it only appear on boot?
It is not a sysctl, it is a kernel tunable. You control it from the
boot loader, for example by putting
into /boot/loader.conf. See loader.conf(5) and /boot/defaults/loader.conf
for more information.
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