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Validity Sensors, Inc. (0x138a) unknown device (0x17)

Hey , I'm trying to get the Fingerprint Work under Arch.

After following the Instruction at the Arch-Wiki :

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Fingerprint-gui

it still doesnt work.

jouralctl info :

Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Found USB device: Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd/unknown device.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Found USB device: Intel Corp./unknown device.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Found USB device: Validity Sensors, Inc./unknown device.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Found USB device: Motorola PCS/unknown device.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Found USB device: Linux Foundation/2.0 root hub.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: No devices found by libbsapi.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: initializing libfprint device (vend/prod) 0x138a/0x17, driver: vfs5011
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Added vfs5011.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Current device set to 0 -- vfs5011.
Mai 25 11:43:41 kuerbisatom fingerprint-gui[2907]: Current device set to 0 -- vfs5011.


lsusb | grep Fingerprint

Bus 002 Device 003: ID 138a:0017 Validity Sensors, Inc. Fingerprint Reader
Permalink Sam 
May 25th, 2016 11:46am
Same here
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 138a:003f Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader

would be nice to get these to be known devices.
HP Elitebook 840 g3
Permalink Will D 
June 1st, 2016 3:30pm
Same issue:  Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader is present in the list, but not recognized  by Fingerprint GUI as a valid device.
:-(
Permalink Philippe P 
June 19th, 2016 3:42pm

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