Hardware buttons on Thinkpad X230 tablet disabled in tablet mode
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Fri Nov 2 00:42:51 UTC 2018
On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 02:44:50PM +0000, Ryan Walklin wrote:
> That's great thanks Peter, much easier than I thought! Will generate a
> similar entry for the X230.
and it's merged, thanks!
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 8:49 AM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
> > On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 10:32:06AM +1100, Ryan Walklin wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have a Thinkpad X230 tablet running the Sway WM on Fedora
> > > Workstation
> > > 29.
> > >
> > > I've set up the screen rotation button to rotate the screen 90
> > > degrees each press, however the button only works in laptop mode. In
> > > tablet mode the button is disabled.
> > >
> > > Investigating shows that the button is registered as part of the
> > > internal
> > > PS/2 keyboard (key code 153, XF86RotateWindows) and I suspect is
> > > being
> > > disabled by libinput along with the rest of the keyboard and
> > > trackpad as a
> > > result of this bug
> > > (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102729).
> > >
> > > Is there any way to prevent this from happening, either stopping the
> > > keyboard being disabled at all or whitelisting specific keys?
> > we just need an entry for that device, see the bug below for the x220,
> > shouldn't be hard to add another entry for the 230. I'll glady accept
> > any
> > merge requests :)
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/libinput/libinput/issues/154
> > Cheers,
> > Peter
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