Bug 1459692 - Desktop locks up after toggle of fullscreen program
Desktop locks up after toggle of fullscreen program
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 2017-06-07 16:40 EDT by barsnick
Modified: 2017-12-12 05:41 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 05:41:06 EST
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Description barsnick 2017-06-07 16:40:39 EDT
Description of problem:
When toggling fullscreen of certain programs, my desktop has locked up completely.

One time, it was ffplay (from ffmpeg), which uses SDL2.
The second time, it was smplayer, which uses mplayer, which uses the xv output driver (according to config).

When it occurs, the screen becomes unresponsive, while the audio still plays for a short while. The disk is heavily active, but the system never becomes responsive again. It responds to pings from a different host though.

I have to shut down the system with the power button. Looking into /var/log/messages, it's full of this:

Jun  7 22:17:29 goodtimes org.gnome.Shell.desktop: Key repeat discarded, Wayland compositor doesn't seem to be processing events fast enough!

That line was repeated ~3000 times within 3.5 minutes, so more than 10 times a second, interrupted only once by this line:
Jun  7 22:15:24 goodtimes systemd-logind: Power key pressed.

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I don't know which component is responsible. Here's the mutter, gnome-shell and wayland related packages I have:


It started happening with the system upgrade from F24 to F25.
Comment 1 Rastus Vernon 2017-08-29 17:49:21 EDT
This happened to me while toggling fullscreen in Firefox on Fedora 26. The systemd journal ends just before reboot with this message, repeated between 20 and 33 times per second:

localhost.localdomain org.gnome.Shell.desktop[1512]: Key repeat discarded, Wayland compositor doesn't seem to be processing events fast enough!
Comment 2 Rastus Vernon 2017-09-24 15:52:45 EDT
Something similar happened while toggling fullscreen in totem. The system journal ends with the following two messages before the system locked up:

localhost.localdomain dbus-daemon[1461]: [session uid=1000 pid=1461] Successfully activated service 'org.gnome.Totem'
localhost.localdomain totem[5167]: Drawing a gadget with negative dimensions. Did you forget to allocate a size? (node slider owner GtkScale)
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