Getting the finger print reader to work

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at ki.se
Fri Mar 8 07:30:49 UTC 2019


On Fri, 2019-03-08 at 06:31 +0000, Grizzly via ubuntu-users wrote:
> 07 March 2019  at 21:28, Peter Flynn wrote:
> Re: Getting the finger print reader (at least in part)
> 
> > On 07/03/2019 14:13, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I've actually tried that, but it blows with a "no device" or "device
> > > failed"
> > > message
> > 
> > I get exactly the same. According to lsusb I don't have a fingerprint 
> > device but it's right there on the RH side edge of the laptop. At a 
> > guess I'd say it's just failing to be detected at boot time (this is a 
> > new HP Envy 17t).
> 
> Can it be turned off/on in Bios?
> 

On my Elitebook 850 G5 it does, and I checked three times to make sure it's
checked. :-)

-- 
//Sorin
Karolinska Institutet Universitetsbibliotek, UBIT

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