[CentOS] touchpad problem?

Fri Aug 30 15:51:09 UTC 2013
ken <gebser at mousecar.com>

On 08/30/2013 01:31 PM Ahmed wrote:
>    On 08/30/2013 02:56 AM, ken wrote:
>> Also, for each boot instance, save off and compare /var/log/Xorg.0.log
>> as this is where such problems will be reported.  (To "save off" here,
>> you should do something like "cat Xorg.0.log>  Xlog.kernel.1".)
>> On 08/30/2013 02:28 AM brandon whitehead wrote:
>>> Hello Ahmed,
>>> Nothing else besides kernel has changed?  I'd reboot and revert to previous
>>> kernel to test the issue.
>>> -Brandon
>>> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 2:43 AM, Ahmed<ahmed.daud500 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>      Hi there,
>>>>          i recently installed centos 6 64bit version on my HPProBook4530s
>>>> Laptop. i then issued the command to update the kernel only. it updated
>>>> the kernel to latest stable 2.6.32-358.14.1.el6.x86_64 kernel.
>>>> After update what i got is that my touchpad is not working. i am 1000%
>>>> certain that new kernel caused this problem. so, what i should do with
>>>> the kernel to overcome this problem or any other suggestion?
>>>> Warm Regards,
>>>> Ahmed Dawood
>>>> ....
> Thanks Ken,
> i tried to got a clue of problem in Xorg.0.log file in both kernels. but
> i was unable to get it. The thing i notice is that in old kernel Xorg
> log file is
> (II) config/hal: Adding input device ImPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
> (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "ImPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
> (type: MOUSE)
> Where in the new kernel Xorg file contains
> (II) config/hal: Adding input device SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
> (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
> (type: TOUCHPAD)

Weren't there any lines in your log files like this?

"(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/...."