Disable mouse wake-up on newer kernels

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There are tons of materials how you can disable mouse wake-up (or rather usb devices wake-up) using file /proc/acpi/wakeup, e.g. Disabling mouse/keyboard wakeup. Unfortunately these tutorials does not work correctly on newer kernels (apprx. ver 3.x.x and higher). There was a change and no matter what is written in /proc/acpi/wakeup, this file is ignored!


Newer kernels uses power/wakeup file to prevent device from wakeup, e.g.

[email protected]:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000...# cat power/wakeup

So you can easily disable wakeup adding this line to /etc/rc.local

echo disabled > "/sys/devices/pci..usb3/.../power/wakeup"

But how can you find out, which device to block? Try this command for Microsoft mouse...

[email protected]:~# lsusb -v | grep -A5 -B5 -i microsoft | grep -i idvendor
  idVendor           0x045e Microsoft Corp.

Now it is very easy to find out device...

[email protected]:~# grep 045e /sys/devices/ -r 2>/dev/null | grep -i idvendor

So just add /etc/rc.local with line

echo disabled > "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb3/3-3/3-3.1/power/wakeup"

and that's it

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