Problems with xf86-input-synaptics

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Tue Mar 18 15:56:59 PDT 2014

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 10:27:27PM -0500, Justin Brown wrote:
> Hello,
> I saw the announcement for xf86-input-synaptics and decided
> to give it a go on my Fedora 20 system since it's supposed to improve
> the experience with new Lenovo touchpads. Unfortunately, I'm
> experiencing serious problems and am not quite sure where to report
> the bug on Bugzilla.
> Problem:
> =======
> The touchpad works fine at first. However, once I use two-finger
> vertical scrolling once, the touchpad is permantely stuck in scrolling
> mode. Using one finger to reposition the cursor only scrolls the
> system. I can left and right click, but never reposition the cursor.

make sure you have libevdev from git installed and test again. if you get a
SYN_DROPPED event while scrolling (which is relatively likely, since the
time-to-render may trigger it) the driver can get upset. newest libevdev
fixes this.


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