[PLEASE TEST] Better support for Synaptics Touchpads

Scott Lambert lambert at lambertfam.org
Tue Aug 10 16:12:08 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 11:03:49PM +0200, Philip Paeps wrote:
> > On Thursday 05 August 2004 09:12, Philip Paeps wrote:
> > > If you happen to own a laptop with a synaptics touchpad, please help test:
> > >
> > >   <http://people.freebsd.org/~philip/psm.diff>
> > >
> > > Please report successes and failures :-)

Sorry for replying to a newer message.

I'm running :
<kernel config snippet>
device          psm             # PS/2 mouse
options         PSM_DEBUG=2
</kernel config snippet>

14:55:53 Tue Aug 10 $ ident /sys/isa/psm.c
     $FreeBSD: src/sys/isa/psm.c,v 1.76 2004/08/08 01:26:00 philip Exp $

psm0: unable to allocate IRQ
psmcpnp0 irq 12 on acpi0
psm0: current command byte:0047
psm0: found IntelliMouse
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3-00, 3 buttons
psm0: config:00000000, flags:00000000, packet size:4
psm0: syncmask:08, syncbits:08

I have a Compaq Presario 2195US with Synaptics touchpad.  I used the
older XFree86 patch to run the touchpad without moused support before
you began enhancing psm.  I'm hoping that the psm/moused method will get
rid of these annoying double clicks that happen about half the time I
click the buttons.  I have to use the tap method if a double-click would
be a bad thing.  (I'm pretty sure I'm not accidentally stuttering my

All the usual things like dmesg and whatnot are here:

Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
lambert at lambertfam.org

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