Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445300
[laptop] Close lid when rhythmbox playing, display will not recover after open
Last modified: 2014-06-23 08:39:46 EDT
Description of problem:
Close the lid of my laptop while rhythmbox is playing, then open it again, the
usual screensaver password dialog will not appear, and display is totally blank.
I can only use "ctrl-alt-backspace" to kill X, or use "ctrl-alt-F1" to switch to
console -- but cannot switch back and forth for a second time: if I tried
"ctrl-alt-F7" then I cannot go back to console again, the only way is to reboot.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open rhythmbox
2. close lid
3. open lid
screen is blank
prompt the password dialog
I tried with realplay, padsp realplay, mplayer, Quod Libet, only rhythmbox has
this problem so I think it is not about interaction of pulseaudio and
powermanager. I guess rhythmbox may have locked something that screensaver
desires and cannot release it when switching to console?
video card: intel driver, boot with i915.modeset=0, Xorg.conf is
[root@mstar ~]# cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
# Option "AllowEmptyInput" "True"
# Option "AutoAddDevices" "True"
# Option "AutoEnableDevices" "True"
# Option "Intel-BatchBuffer" "True"
Option "DRI2" "True"
I'm pretty sure that's not related to rhythmbox. Can you reproduce the problem
playing a video in totem?
No, I cannot reproduce it with totem. I just installed totem from rawhide and
updated my system to latest.
It is only happen when music is playing.
When lid is reopened I can use alt-F4 or alt-F2 and killall -9 rhythmbox to
close rhythmbox. Then close lid again and then reopen it, gnome-screensaver
dialog will be OK. There is a PolicyKit warning (a notification tip) saying that
rhythmbox: is disabled? playing??
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
The plugin that inhibits the computer going into suspend has been disabled for a while now (in 0.11.4-2 in fact). Try disabling the "Power Manager" plugin in Edit->Plugins.
If you can replicate the bug, then it's a problem with the way gnome-power-manager handles suspend when inhibited.
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