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[Bug 760142] Re: ImPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint configure as PS/2 mouse instead of proper touchpad


Anonymous (reason), to advise, this isn't a hardware bug, but a software
driver one.

Despite this, it will help immensely if you file a new report via a terminal:
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** Summary changed:

- ImPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint configure as PS/2 mouse instead of proper touchpad
+ [Dell Inspiron N5110] ImPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint configure as PS/2 mouse

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  [Dell Inspiron N5110] ImPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint configure as PS/2 mouse

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  On the Dell 15R. the touchpad is not recognised as a touchpad, it is
  recognised as a mouse.

  $ cat /proc/bus/input/devices
  I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0005 Version=7326
  N: Name="ImPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint"
  P: Phys=isa0060/serio1/input0
  S: Sysfs=/devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input7
  U: Uniq=
  H: Handlers=mouse0 event7
  B: PROP=0
  B: EV=7
  B: KEY=70000 0 0 0 0
  B: REL=103

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
  Package: linux-image-2.6.38-8-generic 2.6.38-8.42
  Regression: No
  Reproducible: Yes
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
  AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.23.
  Architecture: amd64
   **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
   card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: STAC92xx Analog [STAC92xx Analog]
     Subdevices: 1/1
     Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  jude       1571 F.... pulseaudio
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
   Card hw:0 'PCH'/'HDA Intel PCH at 0xf7f00000 irq 54'
     Mixer name	: 'Intel CougarPoint HDMI'
     Components	: 'HDA:111d76d1,102804b0,00100205 HDA:80862805,80860101,00100000'
     Controls      : 18
     Simple ctrls  : 10
   [   35.342430] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
   [   48.913433] EXT4-fs (sda5): re-mounted. Opts: errors=remount-ro,commit=0
  Date: Wed Apr 13 20:11:55 2011
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=9203eac6-4c4c-41c8-bf51-e18329de0e3f
  InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
  MachineType: Dell Inc. Inspiron N5110
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic root=UUID=64711ccc-07ea-40e8-ac9d-c9e7c40ca1f7 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
   linux-restricted-modules-2.6.38-8-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-2.6.38-8-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                            1.50
  SourcePackage: linux
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-04-11 (1 days ago)
  dmi.bios.date: 03/02/2011
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: A02
  dmi.board.name: 034W60
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.board.version: A02
  dmi.chassis.type: 8
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.chassis.version: Not Specified
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA02:bd03/02/2011:svnDellInc.:pnInspironN5110:pvrNotSpecified:rvnDellInc.:rn034W60:rvrA02:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvrNotSpecified:
  dmi.product.name: Inspiron N5110
  dmi.product.version: Not Specified
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

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