Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 165828
ALPS Dualpoint tap-to-drag no longer works as of 2.6.12-1.1469_FC5
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:21:27 EST
Description of problem:
Toshiba Tecra M2, kernel as described. Using Gnome.
Note that the kernel is from FC5, everything else on the system is FC4.
tap-to-drag on ALPS touchpad worked in 2.6.12-1.1400_FC5 but no longer does.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get a system with ALPS Dualpoint touchpad
2. Upgrade from 2.6.12-1.1400_FC5 to 2.6.12-1.1469_FC5
Tap-to-drag windows does not work.
tap and hold should grab the window and allow it to be dragged. This worked in
earlier kernels but not as of 2.6.12-1.1469
I have the psmouse.proto=exps in my boot options, although this makes no
difference. Double tap for a double click works fine, just tap to drag causing
There seems to be new code around the mouse in the new kernel, it gets announced
as an ALPS dualpoint, while older kernels simply said "PS/2 mouse". dmesg from
working and not working boots attached.
Created attachment 117677 [details]
dmesg from working boot
Created attachment 117678 [details]
dmesg from non-working boot
any better in current builds ?
Just updated to 2.6.13-1.1526 and all seems OK, haven't tested the FC5 Kernel
though, so if the changes are tracked through that build too then we're fine to