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|Summary:||0.5.0-1 regression: 147e:2016 Upek fingerprint reader no longer works|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Amit Shah <amit.shah>|
|Component:||libfprint||Assignee:||Bastien Nocera <bnocera>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||18||CC:||amit.shah, bnocera, jwalden+brc, klepikho, pingou|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2014-02-05 08:53:08 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Amit Shah 2012-12-14 05:48:43 EST
Description of problem: The support for 147e:2016 Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip Fingerprint Sensor gets broken by update to 0.5.0-1. 'yum downgrade' goes back to 0.4.0-5, which makes things work again. With 0.5, neither gdm nor the screensaver offer fingerprint slide to unlock.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2012-12-14 07:09:53 EST
What's the output of: fprintd-list `id -un` ? Try enrolling again using: fprintd-enroll and verify with: fprintd-verify
Comment 2 Amit Shah 2012-12-14 12:13:26 EST
Interesting: running 'fprintd-list `id -un`' on the downgraded version shows this: found 1 devices Device at /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 Fingerprints for user amit on UPEK Eikon 2 (swipe): - #0: right-index-finger I upgraded again to 0.5.0-1, and the output is: found 1 devices Device at /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 User amit has no fingers enrolled for UPEK Eikon 2. I then enrolled the fingerprint, and things work properly: found 1 devices Device at /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 Fingerprints for user amit on UPEK Eikon 2 (swipe): - #0: right-index-finger How did the upgrade not detect the previous fingerprint data (which the downgraded version picked up just fine)? Thanks for the workaround.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-12-21 04:54:18 EST
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2014-02-05 08:53:15 EST
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