[patch] ignore trackpad/mouse while typing
vojtech at suse.cz
Sun Jan 26 08:29:02 EST 2003
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 10:25:56PM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > > > Well... the problem happpens in console as well, and with other
> > > > non-X apps like MacOnLinux. Some Apple PowerBooks have over-sensitive
> > > > trackpad. Apple themselves implement a similar mecanism in the kernel
> > > > driver of OS X.
> > >
> > > Mine is one of those machines. I have to turn off gpm for sure, and X is
> > > quite oversensitive too (tuned it in KDE, but still this functionality would
> > > be very nice).
> > How about implementing it in mousedev.c?
> Right, though it would need hooks in kbddev or something to know
> about keystrokes.
It could accept keyboards as an event source for this purpose. I'd like
to keep this out of the input core.
> Also, I don't like the sysctl's as those need
> allocating sysctl numbers, which are always a problem. In 2.5,
> we could have these in sysfs, though for 2.4 I'm not sure what
> to do.
I don't think you can do much better than sysctl or module parameters in 2.4.
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