Bug 603902 - Request addition of UPEK Eikon II support
Summary: Request addition of UPEK Eikon II support
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 504399
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libfprint
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-06-14 19:31 UTC by P Rauser
Modified: 2010-08-17 18:22 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-08-17 18:22:13 UTC


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Patch to libfprint-0.1.0-pre2 (55.57 KB, patch)
2010-06-14 19:31 UTC, P Rauser
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Description P Rauser 2010-06-14 19:31:48 UTC
Created attachment 423966 [details]
Patch to libfprint-0.1.0-pre2

Description of problem:

UPEK Eikon II reader not supported in current version of libfprint.


Additional info:

Upek Eikon model TCRD4C4 (aka "Eikon II") fingerprint reader device not supported by upstream libfprint.  This Eikon II device is the fingerprint reader now being installed by Lenovo on recent T-series Thinkpads, among several others.

Jorge Suárez de Lis has written a patch (discussed in the libfprint mailing list).  A copy of the patch is attached.

Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2010-08-17 18:22:13 UTC
That will not work, unless you do not compile the upeksonly device driver:
$ grep -r 0x2016 . | grep 0x147e
./drivers/upeksonly.c:	{ .vendor = 0x147e, .product = 0x2016 },
./eikonII.patch:+	{ .vendor = 0x147e, .product = 0x2016 },

As those use the same device ID.

Bug 504399 has updated patches, and some discussion on how to handle both drivers.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 504399 ***


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