Remapping Synaptics Touchpad

Harald Braumann harry at
Mon Feb 8 05:26:03 PST 2010

On Mon, 8 Feb 2010 08:48:32 +1000
Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at> wrote:

> no, evdev doesn't have any specific touchpad features to configure
> this. generally, we encourage ppl to use synaptics for touchpads and
> evdev for other devices, avoiding the duplication of functionality.
> your case is a bit of a corner case, so you fall through the cracks
> here. sorry about that.

OK, thanks for all your help. One last question: will the evdev driver
eventually become the one and only driver and also implement device
specific properties, or is it planned to keep some device specific
drivers, like synaptics?

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