Bug 1347817 - screen saver / screen blanker sluggish - takes 5 seconds or more to wake up
Summary: screen saver / screen blanker sluggish - takes 5 seconds or more to wake up
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 23
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-06-17 17:55 UTC by Steevithak
Modified: 2016-12-20 21:01 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 21:01:28 UTC
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Description Steevithak 2016-06-17 17:55:38 UTC
Description of problem:
On past versions of Fedora (or RHEL, CentOS, or any other distro I've used), if I came back to my system after the screen had blanked, I could hit any key and it would wake up instantly. But on Fedora 23, I have to bang on keys for literally five seconds or more before the screen blanker turns off and I can get back into the system. I have a modern, multi-core CPU and tons of RAM, so it's hard to believe there's any valid reason a program as simple as a screen saver is taking that long to respond to user input. I've checked that the computer/HD is not hibernating or suspended, it's just the screen going black due to inactivity.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 23 (no idea what the component is that blanks the screen [I guessed gnome-screensaver above based on the name but could be wrong])

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F23
2. Log in to Gnome desktop
3. Stop using computer until screen blanks
4. Hit a key to turn off the screen blanker

Actual results:
Huge delay until screen comes back on

Expected results:
Screen should come back on instantly when requested

Additional info:

Comment 1 Yaakov Selkowitz 2016-06-17 20:30:07 UTC
GNOME no longer uses gnome-screensaver for screen-locking functionality; reassigning.

Comment 2 rene reitsma 2016-07-12 23:40:34 UTC
Same here, except worse. In my case the system won't wake up at all. Have to reboot :-(. T

Fixed temporarily fixed by setting the 'Blank Screen' value in 'Power Savings' preference to 'Never.' Would like to see this solved/fixed.

>uname -a
Linux mymachine 4.5.7-202.fc23.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 28 18:22:51 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


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