|Summary:||gnome-screensaver does not grab keyboard input|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Giacomo Montagner <gmontagner>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||8||CC:||cschalle, jmccann, rstrode|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2009-01-09 05:45:14 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Giacomo Montagner 2008-01-10 10:02:44 UTC
Description of problem: In brief: gnome-screensaver - while using compiz - does not grab keyboard input immediately when screen is locked, but for the first 30 seconds the input goes to the last window having focus before the lock. I leave the details on the bugreport I already reported to Debian some time ago: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=446906 I did already report this on Debian, they gave me a patch. I tried to apply the same patch to the source RPM gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-10.fc8.src.rpm and it fixed the problem. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.20.0-10.fc8 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start an X session which uses compiz 2. Lock the screen Actual results: The input box is unusable. If a terminal window had the focus before lock, anything you write on keyboard goes to the terminal window. After 30s gnome-screensaver grabs the input again and you are able to unlock the screen. Expected results: To be able to write the password in the text input box and unlock screen immediately; keyboard input should be grabbed by gnome-screensaver and not from compiz/other applications. Additional info: I attach the patch which solved the problem (both under Debian and under Fedora)
Comment 1 Giacomo Montagner 2008-01-10 10:02:44 UTC
Created attachment 291260 [details] Patch to correct the behaviour of gnome-screensaver
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-01-10 14:02:14 UTC
Do you by any chance have the "unredirect fullscreen windows" option enabled ?
Comment 3 Giacomo Montagner 2008-01-10 14:22:58 UTC
Yes, it's enabled.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 09:22:13 UTC
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 05:45:14 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.