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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/10] Fix Elan I2C touchpads in latest generation from Lenovo
Hi,

On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 3:27 PM Benjamin Tissoires
<benjamin.tissoires@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> This is the v2 from https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/10/12/633
>
> So I initially thought it would be easy to integrate the suggested changes
> in the v1, but it turns our that the changes to have the touchscreen-width
> and height parameters were quite hard to do.
>
> I finally postponed the issue by blacklisting the 2 laptops we knew were
> not working and tried to devote more time to understand both drivers more.
>
> But it s the time where Lenovo is preparing the new models, and guess what,
> they suffer from the same symptoms.

I just received the confirmation from Lenovo that this series makes
the new laptops working.

Cheers,
Benjamin

>
> So I took a few time to work on this and finally got my head around the
> width and height problem. Once I got it, it was simple clear, but this also
> means we can not really rely on a device tree property for that.
>
> So in the elan* drivers, the "traces" are simply how many antennas there
> are on each axis. Which means that if a trace of 4 is reported in the
> events, it means it is simply seen by 4 antennas. So the computation of the
> width/height is the following: we take how many antennas there are, we
> subtract one to have the number of holes between the antennas, and we
> divide the number of unit we have in the axis by the value we just
> computed.
> This gives a rough 4mm on the P52, in both directions.
>
> And once you get that, you can just realize that the unit of the width and
> height are just the same than the X and Y coordinates, so we can apply the
> same resolution.
>
> So, in the end, that means that elan_i2c needs the information, or it will
> not be able to convert the number of crossed antennas into a size, but this
> is something specific to this touchpad.
>
> So here come, 7 months later the v2 on the subject.
>
> Cheers,
> Benjamin
>
> Benjamin Tissoires (10):
> Input: elantech - query the min/max information beforehand too
> Input: elantech - add helper function elantech_is_buttonpad()
> Input: elantech - detect middle button based on firmware version
> dt-bindings: add more optional properties for elan_i2c touchpads
> Input: elan_i2c - do not query the info if they are provided
> Input: elantech/SMBus - export all capabilities from the PS/2 node
> Input: elan_i2c - handle physical middle button
> Input: elan_i2c - export true width/height
> Input: elan_i2c - correct the width/size base value
> Input: elantech: remove P52 from SMBus blacklist
>
> .../devicetree/bindings/input/elan_i2c.txt | 11 +
> drivers/input/mouse/elan_i2c_core.c | 85 +++--
> drivers/input/mouse/elantech.c | 318 ++++++++++--------
> drivers/input/mouse/elantech.h | 8 +
> 4 files changed, 251 insertions(+), 171 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.21.0
>

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