[Fingerforce-devel] Bug#679001: Bug#679001: libfprint0: Missing fingerprint reader in 60-libfprint0.rules

Chris fisch.666 at gmx.de
Fri Jun 29 07:13:57 UTC 2012


and thanks for your quick reply and the quick fix of this. I've just
pulled the latest version from unstable and can confirm that this is
fixed now.

Thanks again


Am 26.06.2012 10:48, schrieb Didier 'OdyX' Raboud:
> tags 679001 +patch +pending
> thanks
> Hi Chris, and thanks for your bugreport,
> Le lundi, 25 juin 2012 18.16:49, Chris a écrit :
>> while using the fingerprint-gui https://launchpad.net/~fingerprint on my
>> Thinkpad T61 with this fingerprint  reader:
>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0483:2016 SGS Thomson Microelectronics
>> Fingerprint Reader
>> i've got the message "cloud not open fingerprint-device". After adding
>> the following line:
>> SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0483", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2016",
>> ATTRS{dev}=="*", ATTR{power/control}="auto", MODE="0664", GROUP="plugdev"
>> to my
>> /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libfprint0.rules
>> the gui is now working.
> Indeed. The udev rules generator was too smart: your device is blacklisted by 
> libfprint for the power/control capability so there was no udev rule created 
> at all. The attached patch embeds the Debian-specifics in that udev rules 
> generator while respecting the blacklist for power/control.
> This will be uploaded soon.
>> SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0483", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2015",
>> ATTRS{dev}=="*", ATTR{power/control}="auto", MODE="0664", GROUP="plugdev"
>> SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1162", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0300",
>> ATTRS{dev}=="*", ATTR{power/control}="auto", MODE="0664", GROUP="plugdev"
>> Maybe this readers can be added to the rules file from libfprint0?
> No; and here's why: 0483:2015 and 1162:0300 are devices supported by the 
> "upektc" and "fdu2000" drivers respectively. These two drivers cannot 
> currently be compiled in libfprint and are marked as "not ported" (to 
> libusb-1.0).
> So before adding the udev rules for them, one needs to port the drivers.
> Cheers,
> OdyX

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