[haiku-bugs] [Haiku] #8616: Synaptics not found (fix included)

  • From: "dukzcry" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 08:35:20 -0000

#8616: Synaptics not found (fix included)
 Reporter:  dukzcry            |        Owner:  siarzhuk
     Type:  bug                |       Status:  new
 Priority:  normal             |    Milestone:  R1
Component:  Drivers/Mouse/PS2  |      Version:  R1/Development
 Keywords:                     |   Blocked By:
 Blocking:                     |  Has a Patch:  0
 Platform:  All                |
 While using an old laptop with Synaptics touchpad of 5.9 version, i found,
 that the device is not get detected by Haiku. After digging in, i found
 few independent problems:

 [1] probe_trackpoint() (IBM Trackpoint detection) messes synaptics probing
 (i.e. after messup, you're getting all 0x90 for all of minver, devid and
 majver, while it's a value for minver only. Right data gets later and
 catches by ps2_dev intr handler (gets dropped of course)). So,
 ps2_reset_mouse() after trackpoint probing fixes the problem. I suppose
 that any other device probing before synaptics detection will be painful.

 [2] With my synaptics device, a small delay (after any of
 ps2_reset_mouse()) required, before touchpad can return correct data back
 to you.
 [1] https://raw.github.com/druga/haiku-

 [2] https://raw.github.com/druga/haiku-

Ticket URL: <http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/8616>
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