arne at rfc2549.org
Wed Sep 22 05:20:50 PDT 2004
Stephen Montgomery-Smith <stephen at math.missouri.edu> writes:
> I just installed FreeBSD 5.3-Beta5 on my Dell Inspiron 7500, which has a
> synaptics touchpad. I am finding the touchpad to be somewhat
> unresponsive, particularly under XFree86-4.3. (I would use Xorg, but
> neither Xorg or XFree86-4.4 work with my video card.)
> In the end I went into the source code sys/isa/psm.c, and simply
> commented out the synaptics code, so that FreeBSD thinks that it is a
> generic mouse. Now it works very much better.
> Why would the synaptics code be so unresponsive? Do I need to use Xorg,
> or is it some other issue?
You have also the possibility of using the Xfree Driver. A few minutes
ago I just posted a little hlep on -mobile.
compiling millions of tiny c-programs...done
checking for a working configure script... not found
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