Re: 4.0.0-rc mouse/keyboard events get stuck

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Mon Apr 06 2015 - 17:24:04 EST

Hi Hans,

On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Hans de Bruin <jmdebruin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Since 4.0.0-rc something mu laptop has some mouse /keyboard problems.
> When I play KDE kpatience, a card game, card stick to my mousepointer: left
> mouse button down on a card, move mouse pointer and card to another place.
> left mouse button up to drop the card. This should drop the card, but often
> the mouse button up events gets stuck somewhere until I move he mouse
> pointer a little bit.
> In web based mail clients something similar happens when I drag mail to
> another folder.
> Sometime after I start a xterm and start typing, the letters don't appear
> until move the mouse pointer.
> Bisecting is out of the question. This kernel realease was so dramatic I was
> glad to have functioning kde screen when rc4 arrived.
> My laptop is a Dell Latitude D430, it has a touchpad and a pointer an two
> sets of buttons.
> dmesg
> [ 0.636492] input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as
> /devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input4
> [ 0.633108] mousedev: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
> [ 80.543044] input: PS/2 ALPS Mouse as
> /devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input8

Linus just merged 2 fixes to ALPS driver that might help you. Could
you please try compiling tip of the tree and telling me if it fixes
your issue?


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