kernel update 4.15.0-59 breaks mouse scroll

Bug #1840937 reported by Evoser on 2019-08-21
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-signed-hwe (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Just updated 16.04 to kernel 4.15.0-59 and scrolling with mouse wheel does not work. Mouse is A4Tech X5-50D connected via USB.

Rebooting system into kernel 4.15.0-58 and scroll works.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: linux-image-4.15.0-59-generic 4.15.0-59.66~16.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-59.66~16.04.1-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-59-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.19
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Aug 21 18:06:01 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-07-02 (414 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20180228)
SourcePackage: linux-signed-hwe
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Scrolls of mice A4Tech X-710BK and A4Tech SWOP-35PU work.

kernel update 4.15.0-60 also breaks mouse scroll.

Evoser (dimlomak) wrote :
Evoser (dimlomak) on 2019-08-21
summary: - kernel update 4.15.0-59 breaks scroll mouse in xorg
+ kernel update 4.15.0-59 breaks mouse scroll
Evoser (dimlomak) on 2019-08-21
description: updated
Evoser (dimlomak) on 2019-08-24
description: updated
Evoser (dimlomak) on 2019-08-28
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in linux-signed-hwe (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Evoser (dimlomak) wrote :

Fixed in 4.15.0-63.72~16.04.1

Jakub (chump) wrote :

the issue persists in 4.15.0-64.73 (18.04.3). Moreover, the mouse cursor hangs after 1-2 seconds of inactivity; only a mouse click unblocks it.

Evoser (dimlomak) wrote :

There is no issue in 4.15.0-64.73~16.04.1

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