On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 08:29:25 -0500
Andrew Choens <achoens(a)frontiernet.net> wrote:
For whatever reason, the laptop's touchpad
was not detected/installed
correctly. Using the laptop has become extremely
difficult. The mouse opens *almost* every window and app that it
trails over and hardware clicking/tapping doesn't work.
From following the discussion here, it would appear that upgrading to
9.2 can be a potentially difficult task for laptop users. If anyone
contacts SUSE support and gets this touchpad issue resolved I would
love to hear about it. Until then, I think I'm going to stick to 9.1.
I can't afford to crap out my
Actually, I found that 9.2 works better on my laptop that did 9.1.
One of the problems I had with 9.1 was the tapping sensitivity of the
touchpad. Under the 2.4 kernel, it worked fine, and under the 2.6 kernel
it either did not work at all or was so sensitive, it would respond to a
breath. On 9.2, the touchpad sensitivity is back to normal.
The issues I have with 9.2 is that:
1. The CDs do not contain all the packages in the distro.
2. My laptop is unable to read the multi-layer DVD.
We had a discussion on this on the SuSE English list. I think this can
be solved by providing an archive of the packages left off the CDs.
Jerry Feldman <gaf(a)blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix user group
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