[fprint] Using fprintd on the Lenovo T460P
anarsoul at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 03:24:11 UTC 2016
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Kayvan Sylvan
<kayvan.sylvan+fprint at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Looks like the fingerprint reader on the Lenovo T460P is not in the
> supported list:
> I'm running Fedora 24, with the latest updates, and I have this installed:
> $ rpm -qa | grep fprint
> And lsusb shows this info:
> $ lsusb
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation
> Bus 001 Device 006: ID 058f:9540 Alcor Micro Corp. AU9540 Smartcard Reader
> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04f2:b541 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 8087:0a2b Intel Corp.
> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 138a:0090 Validity Sensors, Inc.
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 17ef:6039 Lenovo
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation
> I'm guessing that the "Validity Sensors, Inc." device is the correct one.
> What do I need to do to make the fingerprint reader on this laptop work?
Your device is not supported at the moment, and prospects are unclear.
Synaptics (they acquired Validity a while ago) hasn't responded to my
inquiry about device datasheet.
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