Bug 1475229 - Touchpad re-enables itself after opening laptop
Touchpad re-enables itself after opening laptop
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1448962
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libinput (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Hutterer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2017-07-26 05:00 EDT by Stefan Hajnoczi
Modified: 2017-09-05 05:35 EDT (History)
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Description Stefan Hajnoczi 2017-07-26 05:00:22 EDT
Description of problem:

The touchpad on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd Gen re-enables itself after opening the laptop lid.

The touchpad is disabled in the BIOS and GNOME.  After opening the lid the touchpad responds but GNOME's mouse settings dialog still thinks it is disabled.

I noticed that libinput-debug-events shows POINTER_MOTION events while the touchpad is successfully disabled in GNOME and the on-screen mouse cursor isn't moving.  Perhaps libinput or a higher layer of the stack "forgets" to ignore the touchpad after the lid has been opened?

This is a F26 regression, previous Fedora releases worked fine.  I am using Wayland.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Disable touchpad in BIOS and GNOME mouse settings.
2. Verify that the touchpad does not respond.
3. Close laptop lid and reopen.
4. Test if the touchpad responds.

Actual results:
Touchpad responds.

Expected results:
Touchpad does not respond.

Additional info:
# libinput-list-devices
Device:           SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
Kernel:           /dev/input/event5
Group:            12
Seat:             seat0, default
Size:             98x54mm
Capabilities:     pointer 
Tap-to-click:     disabled
Tap-and-drag:     enabled
Tap drag lock:    disabled
Left-handed:      disabled
Nat.scrolling:    disabled
Middle emulation: disabled
Calibration:      n/a
Scroll methods:   *two-finger edge 
Click methods:    *button-areas clickfinger 
Disable-w-typing: enabled
Accel profiles:   none
Rotation:         n/a
Comment 1 Stefan Hajnoczi 2017-07-26 05:02:38 EDT
Note this is a possible duplicate of bz 1448962 but I wasn't able to decide whether they are the same issue or not.
Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2017-09-05 05:35:47 EDT
marking as dupe for now, let's re-open it if it isn't

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1448962 ***

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