Configuring synaptics touchpad locks 5.3 Beta 1

Jon Drews jon.drews at
Thu Aug 26 08:56:11 PDT 2004

FreeBSD 5.3-BETA1 #0: Wed Aug 25 23:33:07 CDT 2004 i386
Laptop: Powernotebooks C 3:16


  When I try to configure my synaptics touchpad through sysinstall,
then FreeBSD 5.3 BETA 1 locks up. I have to do a reboot. the full
dmesg output is here:

The synaptics touchpad info is here:
psm0: current command byte:0047
Synaptics Touchpad v5.8
  Model information:
   infoRot180: 1
   infoPortrait: 0
   infoSensor: 29
   infoHardware: 36
   infoNewAbs: 1
   capPen: 0
   infoSimplC: 1
   infoGeometry: 1
  Extended capabilities:
   capExtended: 1
   capPassthrough: 0
   capSleep: 1
   capFourButtons: 0
   capMultiFinger: 1
   capPalmDetect: 1
psm0: found Synaptics Touchpad
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Synaptics Touchpad, device ID 0-00, 3 buttons
psm0: config:00000000, flags:00000008, packet size:6
psm0: syncmask:c0, syncbits:00

                                    Kind regards,

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