Bug 846263 - Touchpad not detected as touchpad on Dell Precision 4700
Touchpad not detected as touchpad on Dell Precision 4700
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 812111
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2012-08-07 05:39 EDT by Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (nacho)
Modified: 2012-08-07 10:00 EDT (History)
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Description Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (nacho) 2012-08-07 05:39:42 EDT
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The touchpad is detected as normal PS/2 Generic mouse. I have also tried with rawhide which has a kernel 3.6.x rc1 and it has the same problem.

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Comment 1 Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (nacho) 2012-08-07 05:40:18 EDT
Please lemme know if you need some specific debug information.
Comment 2 Josh Boyer 2012-08-07 10:00:53 EDT
I believe this machine uses a newer hardware revision of the ALPS touchpad.  That has a different protocol that the Linux driver does not support yet.  We're tracking this in bug 812111

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 812111 ***

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