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XPERIA XA2 fingerprint not working

asked 2018-11-13 23:28:37 +0300

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updated 2018-11-13 23:29:36 +0300

Hi there,

I just successfully flashed Sailfish X on my XA2. In settings I can't find anything about fingerprints so I started the CSD tool by dialing *#*#310#*#* and started the fingerprint sensor test. Outcome:

Timeout while communicating with fingerprint daemon

What now? Anyone else seeing this?

Before flashing Sailfish OS I used LineageOS with MicroG without problems (meaning: the fingerprint sensor and everything else worked fine).

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If it should work, then there's something wrong/missing in the installation package or something else has gone bonkers, did some digging based on another thread here

[root@Sailfish nemo]# ssu-sysinfo
model: h4113
designation: h4113
manufacturer: Sony
pretty_name: Xperia XA2 - Dual SIM

[root@Sailfish nemo]# find /system/ -name '*finger*so'

[root@Sailfish nemo]# /usr/lib/sailfish-fpd/fpslave --log-to=stderr --log-level=debug --list
bash: /usr/lib/sailfish-fpd/fpslave: No such file or directory
raketti ( 2018-11-14 23:00:35 +0300 )edit

@raketti that stuff is only relevant to a) verify that you are indeed running "xperia x", then b) parts that are required for xperia x fp scanner to work are there, and c) what happens when we try to use them

spiiroin ( 2018-11-15 15:54:38 +0300 )edit

Ok. Just read also your comment below that the XA2 sensor shouldn't work at the moment in any case.. So, we wait. Good release so far, used for a week, no major issues! Thanks and keep up the good work! :)

raketti ( 2018-11-17 18:10:44 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-11-13 23:32:17 +0300

Dreej gravatar image

kindly read the release notes... issues xa2 devices: fingerprint is not working...

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Kindly show me where to find that. The release notes at only list NFC, BT and FM not working.

Yo ( 2018-11-13 23:40:44 +0300 )edit

sorry. it's removed there. at the first announcement it was stated there under section specific xa2 issues

Dreej ( 2018-11-13 23:50:04 +0300 )edit At first release version fingerprint is not working

BirdZhang ( 2018-11-14 04:15:51 +0300 )edit

XA2 uses completely different means to access fp scanner -> new sw components needed -> they do not exist yet -> no fingerprint support for xa2 at the moment.

spiiroin ( 2018-11-15 16:16:10 +0300 )edit
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