Howto fix touchpad problems in Sabayon 4

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Re: Howto fix touchpad problems in Sabayon 4

Postby bakters » Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:51

Oh, what a bloody mess! What I wrote above works fine, till the first suspend/resume cycle. Read here for gory details.

Anyway, adding
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Section "ServerFlags"
        Option "AutoAddDevices" "no"
works as a workaround. Be aware, that you need to have a well working xorg.conf for this to be of any value, because you effectively turn off the ability of xserver to autoconfigure devices, so you may run into some annoing issues. But it finally works.

Just for the record - Sabayon developers did nothing wrong here, so do not blame them. It's a mess caused by xorg guys. They should be red with shame, as far as my feelings go.
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Re: Howto fix touchpad problems in Sabayon 4

Postby Jeff91 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 0:49

Which touch bad problems does this fix exactly? I'm having some issues with mine and wondering if this is the solution I've been looking for.

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