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[Bug 967399] Re: [11.10] Elantech trackpoint does not work Lenovo


I think this bug has now been fixed upstream:


Could somebody please backport that patch to the Ubuntu 14.04 kernel?
It's really annoying to re-compile my own mouse kernel module each time
I've got to update my kernel package...

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  [11.10] Elantech trackpoint does not work Lenovo

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in linux source package in Precise:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Title: trackpoint does not function

  Summary: trackpoint does not function

  1. log into desktop
  2. use trackpoint and trackpoint buttons

  Expected results: laptop responds to trackpoint and trackpoint buttons
  being pressed

  Actual results: nothing happens
  Manufacturer: LENOVO

  WORKAROUND: sudo modprobe proto=exps enables the trackpoint and
  touchpad, but user will lose multi-touch functionality.

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