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Date:   Tue, 4 Sep 2018 13:55:53 +0200
From:   Benjamin Tissoires <benjamin.tissoires@...hat.com>
To:     Jiri Kosina <jikos@...nel.org>,
        Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>
Cc:     "open list:HID CORE LAYER" <linux-input@...r.kernel.org>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "3.8+" <stable@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Partially revert "HID: generic: create one input report
 per application type"

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:36 AM Benjamin Tissoires
<benjamin.tissoires@...hat.com> wrote:
>
> This partially reverts commit f07b3c1da92db108662f99417a212fc1eddc44d1.
>
> It looks like some mice are not correctly treated by
> HID_QUIRK_INPUT_PER_APP. Those mice have the following
> report descriptor:
>
> 0x05, 0x01,                    // Usage Page (Generic Desktop)        0
> 0x09, 0x02,                    // Usage (Mouse)                       2
> 0xa1, 0x01,                    // Collection (Application)            4
> 0x85, 0x01,                    //  Report ID (1)                      6
> 0x09, 0x01,                    //  Usage (Pointer)                    8
> 0xa1, 0x00,                    //  Collection (Physical)              10
> 0x95, 0x05,                    //   Report Count (5)                  12
> 0x75, 0x01,                    //   Report Size (1)                   14
> 0x05, 0x09,                    //   Usage Page (Button)               16
> 0x19, 0x01,                    //   Usage Minimum (1)                 18
> 0x29, 0x05,                    //   Usage Maximum (5)                 20
> 0x15, 0x00,                    //   Logical Minimum (0)               22
> 0x25, 0x01,                    //   Logical Maximum (1)               24
> 0x81, 0x02,                    //   Input (Data,Var,Abs)              26
> ...
> 0xc0,                          //  End Collection                     57
> 0x85, 0x02,                    //  Report ID (2)                      58
> 0x09, 0x01,                    //  Usage (Consumer Control)           60
> 0xa1, 0x00,                    //  Collection (Physical)              62
> 0x75, 0x0c,                    //   Report Size (12)                  64
> 0x95, 0x02,                    //   Report Count (2)                  66
> 0x05, 0x01,                    //   Usage Page (Generic Desktop)      68
> 0x09, 0x30,                    //   Usage (X)                         70
> 0x09, 0x31,                    //   Usage (Y)                         72
> 0x16, 0x01, 0xf8,              //   Logical Minimum (-2047)           74
> 0x26, 0xff, 0x07,              //   Logical Maximum (2047)            77
> 0x81, 0x06,                    //   Input (Data,Var,Rel)              80
> 0xc0,                          //  End Collection                     82
> 0xc0,                          // End Collection                      83
> ...
>
> Both the cursor position and the buttons are located in the
> same application collection (Mouse) and the kernel should
> only create one input device for those.
>
> However, for an undetermined reason, the kernel splits the
> device in 2, making systemd not tagging the second mouse
> with the coordinates only as a mouse. And then userspace
> ignores it which leads to a mouse where only the buttons
> are working.
>
> Until the quirk gets properly fixed, we should probably
> revert applying it to all of the generic devices and
> re-enable it when the root reason has been found.

Jiri,

I actually just got the proper fix today. I think it would be better
to directly take the fix instead of the revert and a revert of the
revert later.

I just need to make sure the tests are correctly handled and I should
be able to submit the patch today.

Cheers,
Benjamin

>
> link: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200847
> link: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200849
> link: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/59699
> link: https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issues/45165
>
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org # v4.18+
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Tissoires <benjamin.tissoires@...hat.com>
> ---
>  drivers/hid/hid-generic.c | 15 ---------------
>  1 file changed, 15 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/hid/hid-generic.c b/drivers/hid/hid-generic.c
> index 3b6eccbc2519..c25b4718de44 100644
> --- a/drivers/hid/hid-generic.c
> +++ b/drivers/hid/hid-generic.c
> @@ -56,20 +56,6 @@ static bool hid_generic_match(struct hid_device *hdev,
>         return true;
>  }
>
> -static int hid_generic_probe(struct hid_device *hdev,
> -                            const struct hid_device_id *id)
> -{
> -       int ret;
> -
> -       hdev->quirks |= HID_QUIRK_INPUT_PER_APP;
> -
> -       ret = hid_parse(hdev);
> -       if (ret)
> -               return ret;
> -
> -       return hid_hw_start(hdev, HID_CONNECT_DEFAULT);
> -}
> -
>  static const struct hid_device_id hid_table[] = {
>         { HID_DEVICE(HID_BUS_ANY, HID_GROUP_ANY, HID_ANY_ID, HID_ANY_ID) },
>         { }
> @@ -80,7 +66,6 @@ static struct hid_driver hid_generic = {
>         .name = "hid-generic",
>         .id_table = hid_table,
>         .match = hid_generic_match,
> -       .probe = hid_generic_probe,
>  };
>  module_hid_driver(hid_generic);
>
> --
> 2.14.3
>

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