I am wondering, what layer of the stack might be causing issues in my touchpad if both the synaptic driver and the libinput driver show the same issue?
I would be using my trackpad and intermittently it will just stop reporting motion events and occasionally it would miss clicks too. I need to remove my finger from the trackpad and put it back down, and then motion events are reported again. It happens multiple times a minute.
libinput debug-events shows that events simply stop being generated while I am moving my finger (until I lift my finger and start touching the trackpad again). Same with
xev. Happens on both the
I am running Debian on a 2012 MacBook Pro. Switching from Debian testing to Debian unstable is when the problem started (no complaints about it, I know "unstable" means "unstable").
When I boot to a Mac OSX partition, the trackpad works find under that os.
Could it be a grossly miscalibrated palm-rejection under Debian unstable? The problem happens even if I very carefully use a single finger extended away from my palm to touch the trackpad.