[arch-general] [signoff] kernel26-2.6.38-1
benisty.e at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 20:42:08 EDT 2011
On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Arthur Titeica <arthur at psw.ro> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011 07:24:26 +0700, Emmanuel Benisty wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 4:49 AM, Marek Otahal <markotahal at gmail.com>
>>> On Monday 21 of March 2011 22:21:44 you wrote:
>>>> On Monday 21 of March 2011 22:09:22 Erik Johnson wrote:
>>>> > Touchpad scrolling stopped working for me with this kernel, for some
>>>> > odd
>>>> > reason.
>>>> i had just the same weird issue,
>>>> for me, going to kde's systemsettings > mouse module fixes that.
>>>> see https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23330
>>>> cheers, marek
>>> sorry, my mistake. so i can confirm that kernel 2.6.38 breaks the
>>> scrolling on synaptics touchpad.
>> that's because there's some new multitouch code that has been merged,
>> you should be able to scroll with two fingers anywhere on the touchpad
>> now, this became the default behaviour. To get back the old style,
>> just add:
>> Option "VertEdgeScroll" "true"
>> to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf (or whatever it is called on
>> your machine)
> I'm just curious. Where did you get this info from and how could a normal
> user know these things when they break? Maybe it's in a wiki somewhere or
> there's a arch kernel changelog?
I was hit by this "bug" during -rc phase, I just exchanged some few
emails with the kernel input maintainer (Dmitry Torokhov) who kindly
helped me to solve that.
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