[pkg-fso-maint] no sensing of the touchscreen

Enrico Zini enrico at enricozini.org
Sat Feb 28 20:08:32 UTC 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 05:55:09PM +0100, Steffen Moeller wrote:

> with the fresh (partitioning upwards) installation of this early afternoon (CET)
> everything boots up fine, but the touchscreen is not "read" by applications in userland.
> The PIN could not be entered in zhone, for instance. Amazingly, when the machine darkens
> the screen, I could bring it back to life by touching it. So, the communication is not
> completely lost. Killing zhone (logged in via USB) did not help.
> Has anybody else observed that behavious? wicd is not installed.

I had the exact same problem.  Then I stumbled almost by accident in
some other thread where this patch to xorg.conf was mentioned:

 -        Option          "TslibDevice"           "/dev/input/event1"
 +        Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/event1"

That fixed the issue.



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