[talk] FreeBSD crochet & Chromebooks

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Tue Aug 26 21:03:44 EDT 2014

On 08/26/14 20:56, Justin Sherrill wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 5:30 PM, George Rosamond
> <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>> What is a "noisy" touchpad and touchscreen?
> My suspicion is that it's a voltage level issue, because the
> oversensitive touchpad effect was greatly lessened by going on
> battery, as reported on IRC - and there's people talking online of
> similar issues in Lenovos that have similar touchpad hardware.

Just to toss another data point in: my Lenovo (ThinkPad EDGE E420) will 
become noisy over time. Eventually just hovering my hand over the 
trackpad will cause it to think it's in scroll mode. (eventually is on 
the order of days, but it's still annoying)

> I think this was the fix:
> http://lists.dragonflybsd.org/pipermail/commits/2014-August/270619.html
>> One way to deal with shaky 802.11 is to use a USB wireless with a decent
>> chipset.
> I'm curious the same as Scott - which are decent, in this case?

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