Synaptics on Panasonic Touchbook CF-C2

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Jan 4 23:44:46 UTC 2019

On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 00:09:59 +0100, Tomasz CEDRO wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 11:56 PM Greg V <greg at> wrote:
> > What *exactly* did you try in xorg.conf?
> InputDevice "Synaptics" when device was set to /dev/sysmouse (moused
> running) and /dev/psm0 (no moused running). Even though this driver
> seems to find some default values it then aborts because it cannot
> detect known device type.

I think using /dev/sysmouse without moused running is the way to go.
In general, moused should not be used.

> The problem is when I enable hw.psm.synaptics_support="1" I don't even
> get mouse moving in the console.. thus I think this may be related to
> some problem with a psm driver..?

If I remember correctly, mouse input in X is managed independently
from mouse in console mode, so you should probably concentrate on
X and the corresponding configuration file fragments that nowadays
reside in the /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ directory.

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