Bug 604485 - synaptics allows invalid mode to be set
Summary: synaptics allows invalid mode to be set
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-drv-synaptics
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Peter Hutterer
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-06-16 03:12 UTC by Peter Hutterer
Modified: 2010-11-10 21:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 21:56:57 UTC


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Description Peter Hutterer 2010-06-16 03:12:57 UTC
Description of problem:
the synaptics driver always reports success on a mode switch call, leading to the device seemingly being in absolute mode when it isn't.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.2.1-3.el6


Steps to Reproduce:

0. xinput list "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" | grep Mode
(mode is listed as relative)

1. xinput set-mode "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" ABSOLUTE
2. xinput list "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" | grep Mode
(mode is listed as abolute)

except that the touchpad still works in relative mode.

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-16 03:13:09 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion.

Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2010-06-17 03:27:50 UTC
MODIFIED

xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.2.1-5.el6 is available in brew.

Comment 4 Radek Lat 2010-08-18 08:32:08 UTC
Tested and Verified on xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.2.1-5.el6.x86_64, moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 5 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 21:56:57 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.


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