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SubjectRe: Built in PS2 keyboard in new ASUS/acer laptops can not wake up system after s2idle
On Friday, August 3, 2018 10:04:09 AM CEST Chris Chiu wrote:
> Hi guys,
> We have some new laptops with Intel new Intel WiskyLake CPU come
> in and they all have the same problem. They all have the so-called
> "Modern Standby" feature which is s2idle in Linux.
> The problem is the built-in keyboard no longer wake up the system
> after it goes to s2idle. Only the power button can wake up. It's
> different from the other laptops with old Intel CPUs (CoffeeLake,
> KaybeLake...etc). We found the difference is that the EC (embedded
> controller) no longer signals SCI event when in s2idle.
> Confirmed with ASUS EC engineer, he also admits that the EC code
> for signaling SCI event in modern standby has been removed on
> WiskyLake models. Because the built-in PS2 keyboard can still wake up
> the system on WisksyLake+Windows10 RS4 combination without EC
> intervention.
> Based on this information, we suspect that maybe the built-in
> keyboard wakeup on Windows 10 RS4 in enabled by default (although we
> don't know how to prove that). It's easy to simply do
> 'device_set_wakeup_enable' and 'enable_irq_wake' for the i8042
> keyboard port to wake up the system without EC, but it's nasty.
> Any suggestion about how to achieve the keyboard wake up function
> on these new laptops in a generic way? Thanks

What about echoing "enabled" to the keyboard's power/wakeup file in sysfs?

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