Linux is not detecting touchpad. There is no touchpad in /proc/bus/input/devices. Problem is in linux kernel. It is not working right from start of installation.

Bug #1916451 reported by Aakash Khandelwal on 2021-02-22
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-signed-hwe-5.8 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

No touchpad found in /proc/bus/input/devices.

Touchpad is not working right from the start of installation of ubuntu 20.04 LTS latest version as of 21 Feb 2021.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: linux-image-5.8.0-43-generic 5.8.0-43.49~20.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.8.0-43.49~20.04.1-generic 5.8.18
Uname: Linux 5.8.0-43-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16
Architecture: amd64
CasperMD5CheckResult: skip
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Mon Feb 22 12:22:30 2021
InstallationDate: Installed on 2021-02-22 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu LTS "Focal Fossa" - Release amd64 (20210209.1)
SourcePackage: linux-signed-hwe-5.8
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Aakash Khandelwal (visirion) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in linux-signed-hwe-5.8 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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