Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 707794
Asus touchpad detected incorrectly
Last modified: 2012-07-11 13:53:26 EDT
Created attachment 500963 [details]
dmesg, grep -i input
Description of problem:
Touchpad detected as PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2. login to gnome
3. settings > mouse and touchpad
no touchpad section
touchpad can be configure (enable/disable tap, finger scroll, etc)
My hardware: Asus A43S
Created attachment 500964 [details]
Does this still happen with the 2.6.40.x kernels in F15?
still happen in 188.8.131.52, no touchpad section
Is this another machine with the infamous Alps touchpad with the secret communication protocol that Alps will not release?
Yes, i think it is alps touchpad.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 590880 ***
I'm sorry, i'm not sure if it is alps ... i think this laptop using elantech ... how to see what touchpad is using in this laptop ?
Finally, i got my touchpad detected and working nicely. Asus A43SV or K43S using elantech touchpad. After replace elantech.c & elantech.h in kernel 184.108.40.206 with files from http://planet76.com/drivers/elantech/psmouse-elantech-v6.tar.bz2
Created attachment 530255 [details]
two files from psmouse-elantech-v6.tar.bz2
This patch consist two files from http://planet76.com/drivers/elantech/psmouse-elantech-v6.tar.bz2
Is this still a problem with the 2.6.43/3.3 kernel updates in F15/F16?
Fedora 15 has reached it's end of life as of June 26, 2012. As a result, we will not be fixing any remaining bugs found in Fedora 15.
In the event that you have upgraded to a newer release and the bug you reported is still present, please reopen the bug and set the version field to the newest release you have encountered the issue with. Before doing so, please ensure you are testing the latest kernel update in that release and attach any new and relevant information you may have gathered.
Thank you for taking the time to file a report. We hope newer versions of Fedora suit your needs.