Talk:Touchpad Synaptics

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Could someone with intimate knowledge of the new Xorg hotplugging system please provide some details for that particular section of the article? I have seen all sorts of info about the Hal policies on the forums, however I do not use them myself and cannot verify their correctness. --Thayer Dec 2, 2008

I don't have much knowledge of the new Xorg hotplugging, but I do use it. I've added few of the policies that where used. --Duologic Jan 24, 2009

I can't get this to work at all! I tried both the 11- and the suggested 99- location (Gentoo wiki suggests that as well) but it seems like it isn't even reading that file! Can I somehow tell if it is actually reading it? --Svenstaro 18:07, 2 July 2009 (EDT)

Just an FYI, I'm in the process of doing a moderate rewrite of this article, hopefully simplifying and clarifying things. --Ronin-Sage 03:10, 16 June 2009 (EDT)

I was having trouble getting my touchpad to work with evdev, until I installed the xf86-input-synaptics driver which is suggested at the beginning of the page. But if I understand it correctly, the xf86-input-synaptics driver takes over evdev, so none of the settings int he fdi would have any effect? --hensond 02:47, 04 Jan 2010 (EDT)

Thank you very much for your valuable effort...

I am a gentoo user who had the problem of not reading synaptics fdi policy file. I created an account in Arch linux just to thank you. It has helped very much... Disabling mouse plugin in gnome setting daemon worked perfectly.

Appreciate taking the time to comment, Ketetefid. Glad you got it working.
--Gen2ly 14:24, 22 March 2010 (EDT)