|Summary:||Synaptics configuration file "11-x11-synaptics.fdi" does not get loaded|
|Product:||xorg||Reporter:||Sven-Hendrik Haase <svenstaro>|
|Component:||Input/synaptics||Assignee:||Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer>|
|Status:||RESOLVED NOTABUG||QA Contact:|
|i915 platform:||i915 features:|
Description Sven-Hendrik Haase 2009-07-10 16:59:33 UTC
The suggested synaptics configuration file "11-x11-synaptics.fdi" does not have an effect if put to /etc/hal/fdi/policy/. Neither does renaming it to "99-x11-synaptics.fdi" as Arch wiki and Gentoo wiki suggest. I'm using evev for input management. Configuration does work if put into xorg.conf. It is 100% reproducable every single time I reboot, restart HAL or restart X (neither of which have any effect on the problem to begin with). I changed the default .fdi quite a bit and it appears it just skips it and loads the default configuration. I'm an Arch Linux user so the package is rather clean upstream. Have a look at the PKGBUILD (the package creation script): http://repos.archlinux.org/viewvc.cgi/xf86-input-synaptics/repos/extra-i686/PKGBUILD?revision=40206&view=markup Arch Linux synaptics wiki entry in case there's an error in the instructions: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Synaptics Arch Linux forums thread where quite a few people have the same problem: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=75502&p=1 Apparently, downgrading works though I don't consider that an solution.
Comment 2 Sven-Hendrik Haase 2009-07-10 17:01:26 UTC
Created attachment 27578 [details] synaptics fdi file
Comment 3 Peter Hutterer 2009-07-10 18:24:54 UTC
the log shows that the synaptics driver is still loaded, and it is loaded with the TapButton1/2/3 and SHMConfig options. so that at least is picked up somewhere. not sure where exactly the problem is, the fdi looks correct on a quick glance. either way - if the options don't show up in lshal that's a configuration error, not a driver bug.
Comment 4 Sven-Hendrik Haase 2009-07-19 13:27:56 UTC
I've done some additional testing and I just can't get my .fdi to load correctly. Neither can other people who I asked to it out for me. Could you provide a working 11-x11-synaptics.fdi that I would put to /etc/hal/fdi/11-x11-synaptics.fdi to see if it worked?
Comment 5 Peter Hutterer 2009-07-19 16:22:55 UTC
Created attachment 27835 [details] The fedora fdi file. it's /etc/hal/fdi/policies/10-synaptics.fdi (note the policies!). I'm not sure if stuff in just /etc/hal/fdi will be picked up.
Comment 6 Sven-Hendrik Haase 2009-07-19 22:11:07 UTC
Thanks a lot! I was able to debug the issue using the file you provided and contributed back my findings to the ArchWiki. I'm going to request closure of this bug.