Solved Touchpad recognized as ps/2 mouse

aeifn

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Hello folks!

On laptop Asus X55A touchpad is recognised as ps/2 mouse.
In general it is usable, but touchpad-specific options are unavailable ('tap-to-click', scrolling, etc).

Bash:
asus% freebsd-version
12.0-RELEASE
Bash:
asus% dmesg|grep psm
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
Bash:
asus% sysctl -a | grep synap
hw.psm.synaptics_support: 1
Bash:
asus% sudo libinput-list-devices
...
Device:           Generic PS/2 mouse
Kernel:           /dev/input/event3
Group:            4
Seat:             seat0, default
Capabilities:     pointer
Tap-to-click:     n/a
Tap-and-drag:     n/a
Tap drag lock:    n/a
Left-handed:      disabled
Nat.scrolling:    disabled
Middle emulation: n/a
Calibration:      n/a
Scroll methods:   button
Click methods:    none
Disable-w-typing: n/a
Accel profiles:   flat *adaptive
Rotation:         n/a
 

Rhadamanthys

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in case you have the moused_enable="YES" in your /etc/rc.conf try removing or comment it out. I own a X550C and that did the trick for me.
 

Maccraft123

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In 90% of laptops touchpads are connected by PS/2 and recognized as PS/2 mouse.
Only exception is Macbook where USB is used
 
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