Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 141049
Please build FC kernel with alps.patch applied from synaptics
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:13:13 EST
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Description of problem:
ALPS Glidepoint trackpads are supported by the synaptics driver, but
need a patch applied to the kernel (I guess to stop the generic PS/2
driver from claiming the device). It'd be nice if this was in the
standard FC kernel, seeing as the synaptics userland stuff is now in FC.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Check kernel source for evidence of alps.patch being applied
Actual Results: alps.patch wasn't applied to the standard FC kernel.
Expected Results: alps.patch was applied to the standard FC kernel.
why isnt this in the upstream kernel yet ?
Got pointer to the patch ?
I've no idea why this isn't in the upstream kernel - I've mailed
The patch is included in the tarball available from the URL for this
*** Bug 141061 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 08:02:46PM +0000, Alex Butcher wrote:
> Hi Vojtech -
> The synaptics userland driver for synaptics and ALPS touchpads needs
> applied to the kernel. It can be found as alps.patch in
I know, and I'm currently working on fixing that patch so that it can
included in the kernel.
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.
If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.
I think this patch, or something equivalent, is in 2.6.12-1.1372_FC3 now.