Bug#465278: Mouse doesn't work on iBook G4 after sleep in Sid
On Friday 28 March 2008 10:45:30 Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 09:54:15AM +0100, Francesco Pedrini wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 March 2008, Denís Fernández Cabrera wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I dist-upgraded, last weekend, to the lastest version of Sid on the
> > > repositories for my iBook G4 (summer 2005). Generally, it works very
> > > well (it did fix several bugs that I was suffering till now), but I
> > > mouse support after suspension doesn't.
> > >
> > > After suspending the system (e.g. by closing the lid) it resumes
> > > correctly, but the mouse is useless. It won't move or receive any
> > > clicks, and restarting X doesn't help. I have to do a full system
> > > restart for the mouse to work again.
> I also see this occasionally. It does not happen on every suspend/resume
> cycle. But for me it's always enogh to just rmmod and modprobe
> appletouch. Just switch to a text console with ctrl-alt-f1, login as
> root and type "rmmod appletouch ; modprobe appletouch".
> My machine is a powerbook5,8 and I'm using 2.6.25-rc7 (self compiled).
PB5,7 much the same.
I can run the deb kernel, witch as we speak now is 2.6.22-3 deb style. It
works good enought except the bcm43xx requires a strong signal to connect.
2.6.24 vanilla just don't always resume the keyboard, it handles the mouse
each time, but will not resume keyboard activity.
Yeah well, this one time I noticed that just after X resumed I could multitask
to console. Here I could do anything, till I resumed X again. Unable to
> > > I'd like to fix this issue because it is quite important, since not
> > > even restarting the X will help. Perhaps it is a matter of modules
> > > that don't get reloaded after suspension?
> > There is an opened bug on this , but nothing seems to move.
> > I've the same problem and it is really annoying have to poweroff the
> > laptop even for the few minutes needed to move from a place to
> > another...
> > I've investigated a bit with google, and i was able to find a change in
> > the appletouch driver relative to the 'Geyser mode' , but i don't
> > know if that change is the responsible of the bug.
> > Unfortunately i don't have the time to investigate with git bisect.
> > I've also tried the 2.6.25 from the kernel-team repository and the bug
> > is still there...
> > I hope that Johannes Berg is reading us and can fix it soon ;))
> > (Johannes, thanks for your work, really ;))
> > Regards,
> > Francesco
> >  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=465278
> > 
> > http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.6/24/drivers/input/mouse/appletouch.c
> > --
> > :wq
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