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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ELAN touchpad i2c_hid bugs fix
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at 19:42, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 15-04-19 13:36, hotwater438@tutanota.com wrote:
>> Sorry for the delay.
>> By applying this patch I get next results:
>> Five finger tap and two finger scroll issues disappear, but after
>> suspend touchpad dies. Restarting module doesn't help.
>
> So bascally the same results as with the edge-triggered interrupt
> patch/hack,
> right?
>
> Are you still using the edge-triggered interrupt patch, or just the new
> patch Kai-Heng Feng provided.
>
> To me it sounds like the patch Kai-Heng Feng provided at least removes
> the need for the edge-triggered interrupt patch/hack and what remains to
> be solved is the suspend/resume issues.

Great! I’ll send a patch to address this issue.

Kai-Heng

>
> Regards,
>
> Hans
>
>
>
>> Here's the log:
>> Apr 15 14:35:54 parrot sudo[3473]: h0tw4t3r : TTY=pts/1 ;
>> PWD=/home/h0tw4t3r ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/sbin/rmmod i2c_hid
>> Apr 15 14:35:54 parrot sudo[3478]: h0tw4t3r : TTY=pts/1 ;
>> PWD=/home/h0tw4t3r ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/sbin/modprobe i2c_hid
>> Apr 15 14:35:54 parrot kernel: i2c_hid i2c-ELAN1200:00: i2c-ELAN1200:00
>> supply vdd not found, using dummy regulator
>> Apr 15 14:35:54 parrot kernel: i2c_hid i2c-ELAN1200:00: i2c-ELAN1200:00
>> supply vddl not found, using dummy regulator
>> Could you please explain what this patch does?
>> Regards,
>> Vladislav.
>> Apr 13, 2019, 11:42 AM by kai.heng.feng@canonical.com:
>> at 16:40, <hotwater438@tutanota.com <mailto:hotwater438@tutanota.com>> <hotwater438@tutanota.com <mailto:hotwater438@tutanota.com>> wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I've applied this patch, but still getting incomplete report messages.
>> Does the patch fix the other two issues:
>> - Five finger tap kill's module so you have to restart it;
>> - Two finger scoll is working incorrect and sometimes even when you
>> raised one of two finger still thinks that you are scrolling.
>> Kai-Heng
>> Regards,
>> Vladislav
>> Apr 11, 2019, 7:17 PM by kai.heng.feng@canonical.com <mailto:kai.heng.feng@canonical.com>:
>> Hi,
>> at 05:18, <hotwater438@tutanota.com <mailto:hotwater438@tutanota.com>> <hotwater438@tutanota.com <mailto:hotwater438@tutanota.com>> wrote:
>> Hi.
>> 1) Run "cat /proc/interrupts | grep ELAN" , note down the value
>> 2) Very quickly/briefly touch the touchpad once
>> 3) Run "cat /proc/interrupts | grep ELAN" , note down the value again
>> 4) Subtract result from 1. from result from 3, this difference is
>> the value we are interested in. E.g. my testing got 254 and 257, so
>> a difference of 3.
>> I've tested that, main diffs are 30, 24, 16 (the most frequent), 2 (the least frequent).
>> I was using 4.19.13 kernel, because I use ParrotOS (which happens to be Debian distribution).
>> But I've installed experimental 5.0.0 kernel and I can't say right now if suspend problem is resolved (i have to rebuild latest kernel with patch).
>> Can you try below fix?
>> This can solve what commit 1475af255e18 ("HID: i2c-hid: Ignore input report if there's no data present on Elan touchpanels”) tries to workaround.
>> diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/intel/pinctrl-intel.c b/drivers/pinctrl/intel/pinctrl-intel.c
>> index c19a4c45f7bb..30e3664f1ae5 100644
>> --- a/drivers/pinctrl/intel/pinctrl-intel.c
>> +++ b/drivers/pinctrl/intel/pinctrl-intel.c
>> @@ -957,6 +957,10 @@ static void intel_gpio_irq_mask_unmask(struct irq_data *d, bool mask)
>> reg = community->regs + community->ie_offset + gpp * 4;
>> raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&pctrl->lock, flags);
>> +
>> + if (!mask)
>> + writel(BIT(gpp_offset), community->regs + community->is_offset + gpp * 4);
>> +
>> value = readl(reg);
>> if (mask)
>> value &= ~BIT(gpp_offset);
>> Regards,
>> Vladislav.
>> Apr 3, 2019, 2:18 PM by hdegoede@redhat.com <mailto:hdegoede@redhat.com>:
>> Hi,
>> On 31-03-19 11:50, hotwater438@tutanota.com <mailto:hotwater438@tutanota.com> wrote:
>> Hi. I've done everything you said, here are results:
>> Vladislav can you check the output of /cat/interrupts on a kernel
>> without the patch and while *not* using the touchpad; and check
>> if the amount of touchpads-interrupts still keeps increasing in this
>> case?
>> IWI or IRQ work interrupts keep increasing with speed at least 3 interrupts/s.
>> I'm really only interested in the touchpad related IRQs, so e.g. the line
>> about "intel-gpio 129 ELAN1200:00", if you're seeing 3 interrupts/s on
>> some others that is fine, so I take it the ELAN1200:00 interrupt count
>> does not increase on an *unpatched* kernel, unless you use the touchpad?
>> Also when I am moving touchpad IR-IO-APIC 14-fasteoi INT345D:00 get's triggered and increased.
>> That is the GPIO controller interrupt, so that one increasing is normal.
>> If I understand things correctly then this all means that the IRQ indeed
>> is a normal level IRQ and Dmitry is likely correct that there is an
>> pinctrl / gpiochip driver problem here.
>> Can you try the following with an *unpatched* kernel? :
>> 1) Run "cat /proc/interrupts | grep ELAN" , note down the value
>> 2) Very quickly/briefly touch the touchpad once
>> 3) Run "cat /proc/interrupts | grep ELAN" , note down the value again
>> 4) Subtract result from 1. from result from 3, this difference is
>> the value we are interested in. E.g. my testing got 254 and 257, so
>> a difference of 3.
>> The goal here is to get an as low as possible difference. Feel free
>> to repeat this a couple of times.
>> On an Apollo Lake laptop with an I2C hid mt touchpad I can get the
>> amount of interrupts triggered for a single touch down to 3,
>> given the huge interrupt counts of 130000+ reported in:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1543769
>> I expect you to get a much bigger smallest possible difference
>> between 2 "cat /proc/interrupts | grep ELAN" commands, note a
>> difference of 0 means your touch did not register.
>> Assuming you indeed see much more interrupts for a very quick
>> touch + release, then we indeed have an interrupt handling problem
>> we need to investigate further.
>> I don't know if it's important or not, but for some reason these interrupts keep popping only on CPU2 (i have 4cpu processor).
>> That does not matter.
>> 1) Suspending the machine by selecting suspend from a menu in your
>> desktop environment, or by briefly pressing the power-button, do
>> not close the lid
>> 2) As soon as the system starts suspending and while it is suspended, move
>> your finger around the touchpad
>> 3) Wake the system up with the powerbutton while moving your finger around
>> 4) Check if the touchpad still works after this
>> It works, but as it seems, looses edge. JournalCTL is being flooded with i2c_hid_get_input: incomplete report (16/65535)
>> That is probably a different issue. If you loose the edge IRQ, then the touchpad
>> would stop working without any messages. I believe that the suspend / resume
>> issue may be fixed by:
>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=52cf93e63ee672a92f349edc6ddad86ec8808fd8
>> Does your kernel have this commit? (please always use the latest kernel while
>> testing).
>> Also a thing to notice, that after manually removing and modprobing i2c_hid module, it says next in journalctl:
>> i2c_hid i2c-ELAN1200:00: i2c-ELAN1200:00 supply vdd not found, using dummy regulator
>> i2c_hid i2c-ELAN1200:00: i2c-ELAN1200:00 supply vddl not found, using dummy regulator
>> Those messages can safely be ignored.
>> Regards,
>> Hans


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