Thinkpad x230 - trying to get TrackPoint / Touchpad working in X

Justin Sherrill justin at
Sun Jul 2 21:09:06 PDT 2017

Complete guess on my part, but maybe it's a synaptics device?  The
Chromebook page on talks a bit about mousepad setup
with that device type:

Maybe, if you are lucky, what works there will work here.

On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Bryan C. Everly <bryan at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Sorry to be such a n00b but my Google-fu has let me down here.  I'm
> trying to get a desktop going in my new DragonFlyBSD install on a
> Thinkpad x230 and I have successfully configured WiFi and installed
> xorg but when I do a simple "startx" to validate that everything is
> working AOK, everything is (including Intel DRM graphics!) but I have
> no ability to move the mouse.
> I've done some reading on /dev/sysmouse and fiddled with my Xorg
> -configure generated /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but to no avail.
> Could someone please nudge me in the right direction to get a working
> mouse so I can start installing a DE and try to make DragonFlyBSD my
> daily driver?
> Thanks,
> Bryan

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