Bug 124633 - gnome screensaver starts at random
gnome screensaver starts at random
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xscreensaver (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-05-27 21:58 EDT by Jean-Marc Valin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-11 17:31:33 EDT
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Description Jean-Marc Valin 2004-05-27 21:58:32 EDT
Description of problem:
I set the gnome screensaver so it blanks the display after a certain
time. The problem is that once in a while, the display goes blank (for
a faction of a second) while I'm working (definitely not after the 10
minute timeout). When I disable the screensaver, this doesn't happen.
This didn't happen with FC1.

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-28 12:22:32 EDT
Are you using ntp?
Comment 2 Jean-Marc Valin 2004-05-28 12:46:52 EDT
I'm using NTP. However, this only seems to happen with the default
kernel (hasn't happened yet with either 2.6.6 or 2.6.5-mm6)
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-28 12:51:05 EDT
Do you see any messages about the time jumping abnormally?
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-28 12:51:30 EDT
(in syslog, or wherever)
Comment 5 Jean-Marc Valin 2004-05-28 13:14:04 EDT
Nothing shows up in /var/log/messages. 
Comment 6 Jean-Marc Valin 2004-05-28 16:12:55 EDT
Actually, it happened again with a different kernel and dmesg showed
nothing and the clock was fine.
Comment 7 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 11:44:04 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 8 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-11 17:31:33 EDT
Hi,

This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now.  Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.

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