Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 317551
kernel upgrade to 126.96.36.199-57.fc6 breaks Synaptic Touchpad support
Last modified: 2008-02-07 23:28:57 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrading the kernel (from 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6) X can no longer see the
touchpad. If I reboot into 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 or 2.6.20-1.3002.fc6xen, all is well.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with 188.8.131.52-57.fc6
No difference in dmesg but /var/log/Xorg.0.log shows some difference. Here is
the diff output:
@@ -769,8 +769,8 @@
(**) Option "CustomKeycodes" "off"
(**) Keyboard0: CustomKeycodes disabled
(II) Synaptics touchpad driver version 0.14.4 (1404)
-(--) Synaptics auto-dev sets device to /dev/input/event2
-(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/event2"
+Synaptics no synaptics event device found (checked 16 nodes)
+(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
(**) Option "LeftEdge" "120"
(**) Option "RightEdge" "830"
(**) Option "TopEdge" "120"
@@ -780,9 +780,11 @@
(**) Option "MaxTapMove" "110"
(**) Option "VertScrollDelta" "20"
(**) Option "HorizScrollDelta" "20"
-(--) Synaptics touchpad found
-(**) Option "CorePointer"
-(**) Synaptics: Core Pointer
+Query no Synaptics: 6003C8
+(EE) Synaptics no synaptics touchpad detected and no repeater device
+(EE) Synaptics Unable to query/initialize Synaptics hardware.
+(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Synaptics"
+(II) UnloadModule: "synaptics"
(**) Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
(**) Mouse0: Device: "/dev/input/mice"
(**) Mouse0: Protocol: "IMPS/2"
The computer is an HP Pavilion zv5000z (about 3 years old).
(This is a mass-update to all current FC6 kernel bugs in NEW state)
I'm reviewing this bug list as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt
to isolate current bugs in the Fedora kernel.
I am CC'ing myself to this bug, however this version of Fedora is no longer
Please attempt to reproduce this bug with a current version of Fedora (presently
Fedora 8). If the bug no longer exists, please close the bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no further information lodged.
Thanks for using Fedora!
Per the previous comment in this bug, I am closing it as INSUFFICIENT_DATA,
since no information has been lodged for over 30 days.
Please re-open this bug or file a new one if you can provide the requested data,
and thanks for filing the original report!