[clug-talk] Shut off the 'tap' on my touchpad.

Jon me at jonwatson.ca
Sat Sep 3 08:54:03 PDT 2005


I did give that a whirl while trying to figure this out for myself, but didn't 
see anything that looks like a touchpad to me.

Here's my lspci:

0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 650/M650 Host (rev 
80)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Virtual PCI-to-PCI 
bridge (AGP)
0000:00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS962 [MuTIOL Media 
IO] (rev 25)
0000:00:02.1 SMBus: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]: Unknown device 0016
0000:00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
0000:00:02.6 Modem: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Modem Controller 
(rev a0)
0000:00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 
Sound Controller (rev a0)
0000:00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 
Controller (rev 0f)
0000:00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 
Controller (rev 0f)
0000:00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 
Controller
0000:00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI 
Fast Ethernet (rev 91)
0000:00:0a.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1510 PC card Cardbus 
Controller
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 
65x/M650/740 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter
0000:02:00.0 Network controller: Texas Instruments ACX 100 22Mbps Wireless 
Interface


And my lsusb:

Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

Jon

On September 3, 2005 01:33 pm, Nick Wiltshire wrote:
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>  
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>  
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>
> On Saturday 03 September 2005 9:28 am, Jon wrote:
> > Damn fine question: I have no idea...any idea how I'd find out? I don't
> > have any manuals or anything and  the BIOS is totally unhelpful :)
>
> This may or may not help, but try running lspci and lsusb from a root
> prompt.
>
> > Jon
> >
> > On September 3, 2005 01:20 pm, Nick Wiltshire wrote:
> > > Domain match.
> > > Remove domain from Allow list -->
> > >
> > > https://www.vqme.com/pk/eh?op=remove_domain&Domain=clug.ca&VU=HqIXF6rk+
> > >Pp DI 0Rq/fWFgg Block domain -->
> > >
> > > https://www.vqme.com/pk/eh?op=block_domain&Domain=clug.ca&VU=HqIXF6rk+P
> > >pD I0 Rq/fWFgg
> > >
> > > On Saturday 03 September 2005 8:56 am, Jon wrote:
> > > > Hey All,
> > > >
> > > > I'm running Kanotix with KDE on a Dell Inspiron 1000 and my stupid
> > > > touch pad is driving me nuts. I don't want to shut it off entirely,
> > > > but I really need to shut off the 'tap' feature.
> > > >
> > > > I've been into the KDE control panel and set the following:
> > > >
> > > > Peripherals -> Touchpad -> General -> Touch Pad is set to 'off'
> > > > Peripherals -> Touchpad -> Tapping -> Enable Tapping is unchecked.
> > > >
> > > > Yet the neither setting has any effect on the touchpad. It still
> > > > works (which seems to bely the 'touch pad set to off' setting) and
> > > > the tapping still works (which seems to bely the 'enable tapping is
> > > > unchecked' setting).
> > > >
> > > > This is killing me...does anyone have any bright ideas?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks!
> > > >
> > > > Jon
> > >
> > > Hey Jon,
> > >
> > > do you know the model of the touchpad?
> > >
> > > Nick
> > >
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