Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 428129
Doesnt works external mouse and keyboard when add X61 to dock station
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:34:48 EST
Description of problem:
I start machine (Lenovo X61) when it was on dock. Then remove from dock and then
readd it to dock. External (USB) mouse & keyboard which was input into dock was
not working after that. Ethernet, power and audio input was working great. I've
attached archive with output from lspci -v, dmesg, lsusb -v and hal-device. If
you need any other information (or you think, that this is not bug in hal),
please let me know. Thanks.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
You have to input USB mouse and/or keyboard into dock.
1. start machine when its on dock
2. remove from dock (dont shutdown it)
3. add to dock again
external (USB) mouse & keyboard is not working
working external (USB) mouse & keyboard same as before you remove machine from dock.
If you need additional info, please let me know.
Created attachment 291142 [details]
output from dmesg, lsusb, lspci, hal-device
Why do you think this is a hal bug? Closing, feel feel to pick a better
component and reopen..
Additional info about kernel im using:
Created attachment 291198 [details]
dmesg from original tarball
Created attachment 291199 [details]
lsusb from original tarball
Created attachment 291200 [details]
Created attachment 291201 [details]
In the future please attach individual files, not tarballs - it makes
developer's lives MUCH easier :)
Stanley: ok, sorry :)
I just gave this a try on my T61, and with a rather recent rawhide kernel, no
problems whatsoever. Haven't tried an earlier kernel yet, but its possible
there's a fix in the newer thinkpad_acpi kernel code, so please give the latest
rawhide kernel a try and report back.
I tried it with kernel-22.214.171.124-115.fc8 with the same results :( Note, that I
have X61. My colleague with T61 doesn't have problem too.
Michal, just to be absolutely certain this isn't already fixed in later kernels,
can you try 126.96.36.199-7.fc8 or a rawhide kernel? If not, I'll see if I can dig up
an X61 here...
Okay, finding an X61 wasn't a problem, but I don't know about a dock yet...
Also, it would be great if dmesg wasn't tampered with (not truncated).
There's not a single message about USB in dmesg in comment #4, but
this is preposterous. If a device gets detached, certainly something
has to happen (unless somehow the whole keyboard was a sham emulated
by the SMM BIOS, in which case you'd need a fixed firmware -- but we
cannot know that without seeing the whole dmesg... ok, I'm thinking
a few steps ahead here, let's just get dmesg first).
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