I get this message every time I change virtual desktops to a desktop that has a full screen gnome-terminal on it. This causes a message to get logged to ~/.xession-errors which causes the disk to be woken up /far/ to frequently.
Well, I found the koji build that fixes this, but since it's not tagged for rawhide I'm re-opening this.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
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I am seeing this same message from metacity on Fedora 10, up to date via yum as of 27 Feb 2009. There have been no recent metacity updates, so I wonder if it is some other Xorg package... I think this just started recently with a symptom of the focus and input getting very confused. I also see another message appearing less frequently in .xsession-errors and do not know if they are related:
Window manager warning: last_focus_time (5606031) is greater than comparison timestamp (5602702). This most likely represents a buggy client sending inaccurate timestamps in messages such as _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW. Trying to work around...
I have to do actions like hot-key switching between virtual desktops or even switching to a text-console and doing metacity --replace to recover focus control. This seems to happen randomly with nearly every mixture of apps I can try, including seamonkey, xterms, and even just the gnome-panel and nautilus.
For me, this is on a Thinkpad X200 with Core 2 Duo, Intel graphics, Intel AGN wireless, and all the usual power management features enabled, and hpet clocksource. It happens many times per hour after a clean boot.
To update my preceding comment: I think these two different messages are unrelated. I still get the original "operation 26" message frequently but have stopped getting the other focus time message (and focus failures) since changing my kernel clocksource from hpet to acpi_pm. So it was a red herring that I first started paying attention to the xsession-errors when I had the focus issue.
I will look for the appropriate bug (or create a new one) regarding this time/focus problem.
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