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[Bug 1596214] Re: Volume button no longer repeats


Would it be possible for you to test the latest upstream stable kernel?
Refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds . Please test the
latest v4.4 stable kernel[0].

If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following
tag 'kernel-fixed-upstream'.

If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the tag:

If you are unable to test the mainline kernel, for example it will not boot, please add the tag: 'kernel-unable-to-test-upstream'.
Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug as "Confirmed".

Thanks in advance.

[0] http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.14-xenial/

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

** Tags added: needs-bisect xenial

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  Volume button no longer repeats

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Bug description:
  When volume buttons are held down, they do not repeat as expected. The
  buttons therefore need to be pressed multiple times for each increment
  of volume.

  This was broken by a 16.04 update; the buttons work just fine using a
  16.10 live cd without any updates. Unfortunately I'm not sure what
  package broke this. I did test older kernels and that's not the issue.
  It's also not an indicator-sound package issue, since the Xenial
  package has not been upgraded.

  The xev command shows that the buttons are repeating properly, but
  that, for some reason, does not translate into the volume going up or

  There is one situation where they do work as expected: if they user
  has already clicked the sound indicator. As long as the sound
  indicator menu is open, the holding down the volume keys will cause
  the volume to go up and down repeatedly as normal.

  Others with the same issue, for reference:

  I'm using a ThinkPad 420s. A few people on Ask Ubuntu also seem to
  have Thinkpads, so I'm not sure if it's a Lenovo-specific issue.


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