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From: Thorsten Leemhuis <>
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Subject: Re: [regression] Touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM since kernel 5.14 (fwd from b.k.o bug 214667) #forregzbot
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 09:17:37 +0100	[thread overview]
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On 28.12.21 08:29, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Hi, this is your Linux kernel regression tracker speaking.
> Forwarding a regression reported by Christian Casteyde (CCed) in
> which apparently has fallen through the cracks.
> A few quotes from comments in the ticket:

A quote from

> I confirm reverting this commit on kernel 5.15.14 fixes the issue:
So for the record update the culprit in regzbot:

#regzbot introduced 498d0ddc6ae931e4

TWIMC: this mail is primarily send for documentation purposes and for
regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot. These mails usually
contain '#forregzbot' in the subject, to make them easy to spot and filter.

>> Since Kernel 5.14 (probably 5.14-rc5 indeed) the touchpad does not
>> work anymore after resume from suspend to RAM. Was working with 5.13
>> kernel.
>> I've bisected the bug, first bad commit is: 
>> b3e29642548258c7cd2cb3326a776fff84cd6b69 is the first bad commit
>> SC[33mcommit b3e29642548258c7cd2cb3326a776fff84cd6b69ESC[m Merge:
>> 8f4ef88 498d0dd Author: Jiri Kosina <> Date:   Wed Jun
>> 30 09:15:15 2021 +0200
>> Merge branch 'for-5.14/multitouch' into for-linus
>> - patch series that ensures that hid-multitouch driver disables touch
>> and button-press reporting on hid-mt devices during suspend when the
>> device is not configured as a wakeup-source, from Hans de Goede
>> Seem to be related with the observed behaviour.
> Yes, that's a merge, but it contains code changes, maybe something went
> wrong there.
>> Update with kernel 5.15-rc7
>> Still present. However, I noticed dmesg ouput interesting messages
>> telling there is a transfer from the ELAN touchpad while suspended,
>> it failed to suspend, then failed to resume. The interesting thing is
>> if I try to suspend a second time, at resume the touchpad manages to
>> resume. Appending dmesg output for reference.
>> The problem is still present in 5.16-rc7, but indeed it got worse
>> (and indeed is now critical). a) After the first "suspend" tentative
>> (closing the lid), the laptop doesn't suspend (only the screen is
>> blanked) b) When I reopen the lid, the touchpad stays disabled c)
>> When I try to suspend a second time (closing the lid), the system
>> totally freeze (without any info in dmesg) and I need to reset it
>> totally. I'll open a separate bug report for this one, when bisected,
>> and will try to post it to the suspend maintainer together with the
>> mailing list (I'm not accustomed to mailing lists).
> FWIW, Christian did this here:
>> FYI, if I remember well, reverting this single commit fixed the issue
>> and the diff was making sense (try to disable the touchpad before
>> going to sleep to prevent unexpected event from it while
>> suspending... if I understood well the code).
> To be sure this issue doesn't again fall through the cracks unnoticed,
> I'm adding it to regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot:
> #regzbot introduced b3e29642548258c7cd2cb3326a776fff84cd6b69ESC
> #regzbot title hid: touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM
> #regzbot from: Christian Casteyde <>
> #regzbot ignore-activity
> Reminder: when fixing the issue, please add a 'Link:' tag with the URL
> to the report (the parent of this mail) using the redirector,
> as explained in 'Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst'. Regzbot
> then will automatically mark the regression as resolved once the fix
> lands in the appropriate tree. For more details about regzbot see footer.
> Sending this to everyone that got the initial report, to make all aware
> of the tracking. I also hope that messages like this motivate people to
> directly get at least the regression mailing list and ideally even
> regzbot involved when dealing with regressions, as messages like this
> wouldn't be needed then.
> Don't worry, I'll send further messages wrt to this regression just to
> the lists (with a tag in the subject so people can filter them away), as
> long as they are intended just for regzbot. With a bit of luck no such
> messages will be needed anyway.
> Ciao, Thorsten (wearing his 'Linux kernel regression tracker' hat).
> P.S.: As a Linux kernel regression tracker I'm getting a lot of reports
> on my table. I can only look briefly into most of them. Unfortunately
> therefore I sometimes will get things wrong or miss something important.
> I hope that's not the case here; if you think it is, don't hesitate to
> tell me about it in a public reply. That's in everyone's interest, as
> what I wrote above might be misleading to everyone reading this; any
> suggestion I gave thus might sent someone reading this down the wrong
> rabbit hole, which none of us wants.
> BTW, I have no personal interest in this issue, which is tracked using
> regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot
> ( I'm only posting
> this mail to get things rolling again and hence don't need to be CC on
> all further activities wrt to this regression.
> ---
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> Hint for reporters: when reporting a regression it's in your interest to
> tell #regzbot about it in the report, as that will ensure the regression
> gets on the radar of regzbot and the regression tracker. That's in your
> interest, as they will make sure the report won't fall through the
> cracks unnoticed.
> Hint for developers: you normally don't need to care about regzbot once
> it's involved. Fix the issue as you normally would, just remember to
> include a 'Link:' tag to the report in the commit message, as explained
> in Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
> That aspect was recently was made more explicit in commit 1f57bd42b77c:

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-01-20  8:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-28  7:29 [regression] Touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM since kernel 5.14 (fwd from b.k.o bug 214667) Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-01-01 13:20 ` [regression] Touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM since kernel 5.14 (fwd from b.k.o bug 214667) #forregzbot Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-01-10 13:00 ` [regression] Touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM since kernel 5.14 (fwd from b.k.o bug 214667) Jiri Kosina
2022-01-10 14:58   ` Hans de Goede
2022-01-20  8:17 ` Thorsten Leemhuis [this message]
2022-01-30  9:55   ` [regression] Touchpad is not working after suspend to RAM since kernel 5.14 (fwd from b.k.o bug 214667) #forregzbot Thorsten Leemhuis

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