Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 497262
better lid state handling
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:10:37 EDT
If I log out and quickly close my lid, the in-session gpm is already gone, so doesn't pick up the lid close, and by the time the gpm in the login session becomes active, the lid is already closed. Result: the lid is closed, and the machine is not suspending. Briefly opening and closing the lid makes gpm pick up the lid change, and it suspends.
I think gpm should evualuate the lid state when it becomes active, and react accordingly when it is found to be closed.
Author: Richard Hughes <email@example.com>
Date: Thu Apr 23 09:58:30 2009 +0100
Do the lid policy action on active-change. Fixes rh#497262
Could you give git master a go please, and tell me if it fixes this bug. Thanks.
With git master, gpm doesn't seem to pick up _any_ lid state or lid changes. I must be missing something...
Compile with --enable-legacy-buttons
Ok, tested as follows:
switch to vt2
run 'sleep 10; chvt 1'
when the vt switch happened, gpm did suspend my laptop
success, I'd say.
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Still an issue?
I think this needs some more thought. There are two cases here: (1) lid close happens while gdm session is already up, and (2) lid close happens in between user session already shut down and gdm session not up yet.
That gpm commit should not influence case (2) here, which was the one in the original bug description.
Comment 4 is not a good test for case (1) here, I think, since it works under different conditions: In a realistic scenario (gdm starting up), gdm has the active console, and its gdm would just pick up the "lid close" event and react to it. The gpm change here should not influence this at all. But Comment 4 synthesizes a situation where gpm is _not_ on an active console, and thus ignores the lid event. The gpm patch "fixes" that case, but at the same time breaks gpm for docked laptops.
Please see https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=613130 for details.
"... gdm has the active console, and its gdm would just pick up ..."
Obviously the second "gdm" is meant to be "gpm".
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