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Old 03-08-2010, 02:41 PM
Colin King
 
Default SRU Request - laptop touchpad probing for buggy controllers

From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/534448

SRU justifaction:

Impact: Laptops touchpads do not get detected and hence do not work
if they have a buggy implementation of the AUX loop command. There
seem to a quite a lot of contollers coming onto the market with these
issues, so it will affect quite a wide range of netbooks and laptops.

Fix: see attached patch (backport of upstream commit
1c7827ae70e7c8456e08f7bb9ef2238d27814cbe). Note that fix is being
used by the Lucid kernel.

Testcase: With the patch, the AUX IRQ delivery test is bypassed and
the touchpad works.


Colin Ian King (1):
UBUNTU: Input: i8042 - bypass AUX IRQ delivery test on laptops

drivers/input/serio/i8042-x86ia64io.h | 33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
drivers/input/serio/i8042.c | 4 +++-
2 files changed, 36 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


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