[PLEASE TEST] Better support for Synaptics Touchpads
philip at freebsd.org
Thu Aug 5 01:58:09 PDT 2004
On 2004-08-05 10:34:28 (+0200), Arne Schwabe <arne at rfc2549.org> wrote:
> Philip Paeps <philip at freebsd.org> writes:
> > If you happen to own a laptop with a synaptics touchpad, please help test:
> > <http://people.freebsd.org/~philip/psm.diff>
> + * XXX: This is largely guesswork. The documentation from
> + * Synaptics doesn't mention guest devices, but it appears
> + * that packets from a stick are simple ps/2 packets...
> They are ps/2 packets but if you are crazy you can send the guest ps/2
> device some ps/2 commands to put it into a special mode where can get
> features like pressure but well I don't know if that is really needed. ;)
It might be fun to do :-) Given enough physical and virtual buttons, we
should be able to emulate a full-scale piano over ps/2. *grin*
Do you know of any documentation more recent than the ACF126.pdf from the
Synaptics site? Guessing is a bit tedious...
Philip Paeps Please don't Cc me, I am
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