need I install synaptics Touchpad driver for FreeBSD

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Sat Aug 13 09:08:04 GMT 2005

Huajian Luo <whatluo at> wrote:

> I've just buildkernel and xorg and foud that my compaq  ynaptics
> Touchpad driver
> can't work and I congfigure psm as the man page told me with no luck. and I hate
> to use mouse while put the laptop on lap. and I just install xorg from
> 5.4 stable tree
> and ion2 , so need I add sth in the xorg.conf in addtion to my
> previous 5.3 configure?

Try putting hw.psm.synaptics_support="1" in /boot/loader.conf.

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