First-off what distro, kernel version etc are you using. What make and model
is your laptop? Is your touchpad a Synaptic, Logitech, or ALPS touchpad.
Read this: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6105 and let me know
if anything help.
Have you tried it in Windows? Do you get the same thing? I am not saying you
have to use windows, but if you get the same thing in windows its most
likely a hardware issue.
Let me know how you get on.
On 6/25/07, Michael Thompson <michaelnt at gmail.com> wrote:
> my old laptop, just out of warranty, has a problem where the
> keyboard and touch pad stop working. If i plug in a usb keyboard i can
> keep working. dmesg says
>> psmouse.c bad data from KBC - timeout bad parity
>> Is this a software or hardware problem? Any ideas?
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