[fprint] Support for 138a:0090 (Validity Sensors Inc.) fingerprint reader

Vasily Khoruzhick anarsoul at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 21:00:49 UTC 2016


It's not supported at the moment. This device uses encryption, so it's
impossible to reverse engineer its protocol.

I tried to contact Synaptics but got no response.


On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 9:34 AM, Rupanshu Ganvir
<rupanshu.ganvir at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently bought a Thinkpad X1 Carbon which has the fingerprint reader
> mentioned above. Could someone help me out - if the above is supported and
> if so, what steps should I follow?
> Output of lsusb:
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 138a:0090 Validity Sensors, Inc.
> Thanks,
> Rupanshu
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