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[Bug 913016] [evdev, patch] Trackpoint scrolling on clickpad Thinkpads
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  • Date: Sat, 28 May 2016 09:43:43 +0000
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jean-christophe baptiste <jc@xxxxxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
CC| |jc@xxxxxxxxxxx
Version|13.2 |Leap 42.1
Resolution|WONTFIX |---
OS|openSUSE 13.2 |openSUSE 42.1

--- Comment #4 from jean-christophe baptiste <jc@xxxxxxxxxxx> ---

Please reopen this bug for Leap.This is NOT a configuration issue, there is a
driver patch for that.

I have one of these Thinkpad (S540) with a trackpoint that does not have
physical buttons.

See this article and the first photo to illustrate what I mean:

In Leap, the mapping is incorrect, so the trackpoint middle button does not
support scrolling.

The workaround in the article above might work even though it is aimed to

But disabling the synaptics driver is not a clean solution.

A while ago, a kernel patch was offered :

For some reason, it seems not to be applied in Leap.
As said, it works out of the box on other distro, including Fedora.

Could you check if this patch is included and, if not, could it be added

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