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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Input: atmel_mxt_ts - add support for Google Pixel 2
On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 12:23:03AM +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> Hello Benjamin,
>
> On 04/15/2015 11:20 PM, Benjamin Tissoires wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:58 AM, Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@collabora.co.uk> wrote:
> >> Hello Dmitry,
> >>
> >> On 04/08/2015 02:26 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> >>> This change allows atmel_mxt_ts to bind to ACPI-enumerated devices in
> >>> Google Pixel 2 (2015).
> >>>
> >>> While newer version of ACPI standard allow use of device-tree-like
> >>> properties in device descriptions, the version of ACPI implemented in
> >>> Google BIOS does not support them, and we have to resort to DMI data to
> >>> specify exact characteristics of the devices (touchpad vs. touchscreen,
> >>> GPIO to button mapping, etc).
> >>>
> >>> Pixel 1 continues to use i2c devices and platform data created by
> >>> chromeos-laptop driver, since ACPI does not enumerate them.
> >>>
> >>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
> >>> ---
> > [snipped]
> >>
> >> Patch looks good to me and I've tested it in a Pixel2 Chromebook using
> >> evtest:
> >>
> >> Reviewed-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@collabora.co.uk>
> >> Tested-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@collabora.co.uk>
> >>
> >
> > Hmm, this is weird. I tried to apply the 2 patches of this series to a
> > 4.0 fedora kernel[1], and the touch{pad|screen} are desperately muted.
>
> Yes, is not going to work with just 4.0, I tested with today's -next.
>
> > The abs_X/Y max shows up as 0, so there is something wrong with either
> > my touchpad (which works fine on ChromeOS) or with the driver.
> > There are no differences between 4.0-rcX and the final 4.0 so I suspect
> > there must be something else.
> > I also copied the 2 samus-* config files from the ChromeOS root to
> > /lib/firmware but this does not change anything.
> >
> > In [3], I enabled the debug output of atmel_mxt, and it seems that the
> > table of functions is missing the T9 one, which is the multitouch one... :(
> >
>
> The atmel_mxt error message is somehow misleading. The problem is not
> that the T9 multitouch object is missing (in fact that's the only one
> supported by the driver in 4.0) but that the atmel chip in the pixel2
> uses another multitouch object (T100).
>
> So the driver tries to initialize the input device assuming that is a
> T9 one and fails showing the "Invalid object type T9" error.
>
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated so we can fix [2] and support
> > those laptops in Fedora directly.
> >
>
> Patches to add proper T100 support are already in Linus' tree but did
> not make it to 4.0. So you need to cherry-pick commits:
>
> b23157dc7427 ("Input: atmel_mxt_ts - implement support for T100 touch object") [0]
> b6d2d3289f84 ("Input: atmel_mxt_ts - split out touchpad initialisation logic") [1].
>
> Dmitry mentioned that he used a 4.0+ kernel with Fedora's config so I
> guess he also was testing with linux-next or latest Linus' master.

I usually test with my internal tree that consists of mainline (either
at X.0 or at ToT past rc3-rc4 of the current release) + my "for-linus"
branch + my "next" branch + some work in progress that has not made into
for-linus/next but should have no effect on the patches as posted.

Thanks.

--
Dmitry


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