xf86-input-synaptics: wrong edges autodetection

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Apr 16 15:16:51 PDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 05:28:35PM +0200, Stefano Avallone wrote:
> Hi,
> I guess that the edges of my "AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint" touchpad are not 
> correctly autodetected, thus vertical scrolling cannot be used (it turns out 
> that only a very tight area close to the right edge can be used for 
> scrolling). 
> My laptop is a sony vaio FZ39VN. I am using xserver 1.6.1, input-synaptics 
> 1.1.0, kernel 2.6.30-rc2 (the same with previous kernel versions), no Input 
> section in xorg.conf and a simple hal rule:
> <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.touchpad">
>         <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">synaptics</merge>
> </match>
> Find attached xorg.log and the output of xinput list-props.
> Running "xinput set-int-prop 5 226 32 120 830 120 650" (or writing an 
> equivalent hal rule) makes vertical scrolling work in a usable way.
> My question is: could it be possible to correct the edges autodetection, so 
> that I can get rid of hal rules or xinput commands?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Stefano

thanks, I opened a bug for this yesterday. See:


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