Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 573464
Can't type password in lock dialog after reconnecting laptop to docking station
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:24:55 EST
Description of problem:
I have a Thinkpad X61 that I use on a docking station most of the time. The docking station has another monitor (Viewsonic VP191b) connected to it. Whenever I disconnect my laptop from the dock and connect it back again, the lock dialog shows up on the laptop screen but I can't type the password into it. The mouse and cursor don't appear at all.
I work around the problem by waiting for the "Time expired" message to show up
on the lock dialog. After which, the screen goes dark and then, I can move the
mouse to get a fully functional lock dialog back on my laptop screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press button on dock to prepare it for laptop removal.
2. Take out the laptop
2. Put the laptop back in
Lock dialog visible on laptop monitor but no way to type in the password.
Be able to type in password and log back into session.
Its also worth noting that every time I disconnect the laptop from the docking
station, I get the following error message in a notification dialog "Could not
switch the monitor configuration. Could not set the configuration for CRT 56"
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