Bug 445156 - gnome-power-manager should *never* ignore user-initiated suspend/hibernate
gnome-power-manager should *never* ignore user-initiated suspend/hibernate
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-04 18:38 EDT by Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Modified: 2009-07-14 12:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 12:13:57 EDT
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Description Jeremy Fitzhardinge 2008-05-04 18:38:45 EDT
Description of problem:
At the moment, gnome-power-manager will allow other applications to prevent a
suspend/hibernate.  It should not, or at least it should never allow an
application to inhibit either a user-initiated or critical low power

Failure to suspend means that, for example, a laptop will ignore a lid-close
suspend event, and sit inside a bag busily getting hot until it runs out of
batteries (or worse).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run something like PackageKit to do an update
2.Attempt to suspend
Actual results:
A message saying that PackageKit has an uninterruptible transaction and suspend
is prevented.

Expected results:
System suspends.

Additional info:
If an application really can't deal with being suspended, it should cancel
whatever its doing ASAP and allow the suspend to continue.
Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2008-05-04 19:16:13 EDT
Yup, it's surely a bug in g-p-m if it doesn't suspend on things like lid-close
even if it's inhibited. There's been a bunch of discussion about this in the
past. Richard, please fix this.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:38:25 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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