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[Bug 913016] [evdev, patch] Trackpoint scrolling on clickpad Thinkpads
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  • Date: Sat, 28 May 2016 15:27:35 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=913016
http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=913016#c5

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--- Comment #5 from Egbert Eich <eich@xxxxxxxx> ---
(In reply to jean-christophe baptiste from comment #4)
Hello,

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:

http://mariospr.org/2015/03/30/bringing-sanity-back-to-my-t440s/

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
Fedora.

But disabling the synaptics driver is not a clean solution.

A while ago, a kernel patch was offered :

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88609

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
please?

6067fe5e0bf29f525561c8281d01011cfc9ebbd4 and
cdd9dc195916ef5644cfac079094c3c1d1616e4c et al. are all in the leap 42.1
kernel.
You can convince yourself by cloning git://kernel.opensuse.org/kernel.git
and checking out the origin/openSUSE-42.1 branch.

Right now, I really don't know how I can help you here.
Could you please provide an Xserver log file and run evtest on the device?

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