Comment 0 for bug 1798583

liamdawe (liamdawe) wrote :

The new hid_steam driver in kernel 4.18 breaks the use of it within Steam.

Games either:
- Crash
- Don't detect it at all
- Only pick it up as player 2

To get it working as normal, it needs blacklisting currently.

See here: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/the-steam-controller-on-ubuntu-1810-and-other-distributions-using-linux-kernel-418-needs-quick-a-fix.12775

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.10
Package: linux-image-4.18.0-10-generic 4.18.0-10.11
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.18.0-10.11-generic 4.18.12
Uname: Linux 4.18.0-10-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu13
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC2: liam 2492 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: liam 2492 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: liam 2492 F.... pulseaudio
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Thu Oct 18 12:49:44 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-10-18 (364 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171017.1)
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 enp5s0 no wireless extensions.

 eno1 no wireless extensions.
MachineType: ASUS All Series
ProcFB: 0 EFI VGA
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.18.0-10-generic root=UUID=2a8676f3-0045-4e66-9cd1-186ffc6a8c2a ro quiet splash vt.handoff=1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 linux-restricted-modules-4.18.0-10-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-4.18.0-10-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.175
RfKill:

SourcePackage: linux
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to cosmic on 2018-10-18 (0 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 08/10/2015
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1901
dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: SABERTOOTH X99
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: PCS
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr1901:bd08/10/2015:svnASUS:pnAllSeries:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnSABERTOOTHX99:rvrRev1.xx:cvnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
dmi.product.family: ASUS MB
dmi.product.name: All Series
dmi.product.sku: All
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: ASUS