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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:08 am    Post subject: touchpad does not work despite kernel settings [solved] Reply with quote

i got a brand new laptop toshiba satellie C855D-S5232

i have loaded toshiba and toshiba extras modules in kernel but touchpad does not work.
i hae to use an external usb mouse.
how do i make it work?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Add synaptics to INPUT_DEVICES in make.conf.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BillWho thanks :)
emerge DNuav world brought in xf86-input-synaptics
and on logout and login touchpad started workng. :)
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