Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65407
Touchpad doesn't allow click+drag after wake from sleep
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:44 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.7-10 i686)
Description of problem:
On my latitude L400 with synaptic touchpad, I can no longer click & drag with
the touchpad or buttons 1 and 3 after a wake from sleep. Button 2 -- emulated by
XFree86 -- works fine.
Restarting X fixes the problem.
I have also tried using the 'repeater' option in GPM but that does not solve the
This was not a problem in RH7.2, so it seems likely/possible that it's an
XFree86 4.2.0 problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is very likely due to clock skew changes. Are you automating clock
syncronization, or changing the time after resume in any way? If not,
it is possible your clock is not keeping accurate time.
The X11 protocol is _very_ sensitive to clock skew since protocol messages
Hmmm, I admit I'm not completely sure what 'clock skew changes' are, but I don't
do any clock-synching, and I only restart the services named and gpm and
otherwise use the standard apm script.
Looks similar to bug #63509
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 63509 ***