Bug 648869

Summary: Fade out not working
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: ritz <rkhadgar>
Component: gnome-screensaverAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Desktop QE <desktop-qa-list>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: high    
Version: 6.0CC: jhunt, jkoten, jwest, spurrier, tpelka
Target Milestone: rc   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-19 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: NVidia driver doesn't support XRANDR gamma changes Consequence: Fade out doesn't work on Nvidia hardware Fix: improve gnome-screensaver xrandr gamma support detection code to fail on NVIDIA so xf86vm fallbacks are used Result: Fade works on nvida
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 10:07:23 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 648850    
Bug Blocks: 662543, 697582, 782183, 840699    

Description ritz 2010-11-02 11:35:17 UTC
Description of problem:
Since xrandr-gamma patch, the fade-out no longer works with the proprietary NVIDIA driver. It seems that the RANDR gamma fade is not supported on these drivers.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-screensaver-2.28.0-3 or above

How reproducible:
always ( using Xvnc )

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on lock screen

Actual results:
screen saver starts

Expected results:
screen should fade into screensaver

Additional info:
Upstream issue - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=610294

Comment 1 Suzanne Yeghiayan 2011-01-05 19:45:58 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated 
in the current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to 
address this request at this time.  This request has been 
proposed for the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
If you would like it considered as an exception in the 
current release, please ask your support representative.

Comment 7 RHEL Program Management 2012-07-10 07:09:41 UTC
This request was not resolved in time for the current release.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if still desired, for consideration in
the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Comment 8 RHEL Program Management 2012-07-10 23:20:30 UTC
This request was erroneously removed from consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4, which is currently under development.  This request will be evaluated for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4.

Comment 22 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 10:07:23 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.