Very strange problem with input events

Michal Suchanek hramrach at
Mon Jul 9 00:07:45 PDT 2012

Unless, of course, you have the x server which has the bug that it
does not disable touches of devices which are to be disabled.

There have been patches for that recently.



On 8 July 2012 01:14, Cedric Sodhi <manday at> wrote:
> Besides, the problems remain after subsequently disabling the device
> through xinput. I think that is proof enough for the hypothesis that the
> problem lies in X itsself.
> Cedric
> On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 01:01:16AM +0200, Cedric Sodhi wrote:
>> Sorry if this gets not in line with the original thread:
>> Peter, I'm not absolutely convinced what happend then and why the
>> problem seemed fixed, but I'm afraid the mixing-up of touchpoints was
>> just one of multiple problems.
>> With the latest kernel the results in mtview look o.k., but I still do
>> get those strange effects where, as soon as I touch the touchscreen, all
>> subsequent operations which involve clicks behave strangely (in some
>> cases as if I had not released a mouse button or pressed another one).
>> Could you or anyone suggest how to proceed from here? I quote a few
>> installed libs for completeness:
>> [ebuild   R    ] sys-libs/mtdev-1.1.2
>> [ebuild   R    ] x11-proto/inputproto-2.2
>> [ebuild   R    ] x11-base/xorg-server-1.12.2
>> [ebuild   R    ] x11-drivers/xf86-input-evdev-2.7.0
>> regards,
>> Cedric
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