Add Sentelic Finger Senseing Pad Touchpad support
On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 10:20 +0000, Stefan Bader wrote:
> Jerone Young wrote:
> > SRU Justification:
> > Impact: On laptops with the Sentelic Finger Senseing Pad are not fully
> > functional the main problems are:
> > * The trackpad is very sensitive and there is no way to turn off
> > tap to click so it is easy to moving ones typing point when
> > entering text.
> > * There is no scrolling by movement down the right side as on the
> > Synaptics Track pad because Synaptics have patented that
> > feature, the taping of sensitive areas is however a good
> > substitute.
> > Laptops such as the MSI Wind are effected. A driver was accepted
> > upstream that addresses these issues though didn't make into 2.6.31, but
> > in 2.6.32 tree.
> > LP# 311869
> > Related links:
> > http://www.pcurtis.com/wind.htm#sentelic
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=917721
> > Fix:
> > The upstream commit is here:
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=fc69f4a6af49ee69475dc4217924d9e df77760e0
> > Also need to have turned on in kernel configuration file.
> As we need to concentrate on Lucid work harder, the SRU policy has been modified
> to require upstream changes to go to upstream stable and through that back to Karmic.
> There should be only very few exceptions to this. And especially as the patch you
> ask for is certainly above a simple quirk. So NAK for this. People might use mainline
> or Lucid kernels. You could try to submit it to upstream stable but it likely has the
> problem of size.
The link is to upstream stable. This is torvald's tree.
> > Testcase:
> > Sentelic Touchpads will work properly with scrolling support as well as
> > other features.
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