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I found a faster solution. In settings → trackpad, enable all scroll and zoom gestures, then reenable them. The trackpad should start working again almost immediately (at least it did when I tried it).
I'm having the same issue periodically only since upgrading to Yosemite (I did not do a clean install.) For me it has been affecting only 4 finger swipes (all 4 directions are completely unrecognized) on both the built-in trackpad and on a BT magic trackpad. Interestingly, the problem went away for me (at least for the moment) without a reboot after I ...
Hit the same issue. Found this old thread, where user frimp advises to press power button and let MBP sleep for a while, some 5-10 seconds is enough. Then wake it up — gestures are back. Further search shows this issue is quite old, at least since mid 2012. Though I would really like to get this fixed permanently…
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