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[Bug 504033] New: Keyboard not working when switching tablet PC from slate mode (HP 2710p)
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  • Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 13:45:13 -0600 (MDT)
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504033


Summary: Keyboard not working when switching tablet PC from
slate mode (HP 2710p)
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.1
Version: Final
Platform: All
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.1
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: X.Org
AssignedTo: bnc-team-xorg-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: seldmail@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: xorg-maintainer-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---


Reproduce:

1) Turn HP 2710p tablet PC to slate mode
(1i) Rotate screen with XRandR) - probably not necessary step,
keyboard shuts down with non-rotated screen too
2) Wait one minute
3) Open the lid and try to type anything on the keyboard
(keyboard doesn't work)

Workarounds to get keyboard working:

- Wait one minute with lid open and don't press any key during waiting,
otherwise you should wait one more minute after last pressure
(sometimes doesn't help)
or
- Toggle different screen orientations with XRandR until keyboard activates
(via virtual keyboard or icons, which call appropriate commands)
sometimes I manage to do it in less than one minute.

I can reproduce this bug _almost_ every time when I switch to slate mode.
But sometimes keyboard works just fine immediately after opening the lid.
The same bug was noticed in openSUSE 11.0 too.
Laptop also has Windows Vista installed: no similar problem was noticed.

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