Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 677345
when resuming from suspend, desktop is visible before the session lock appears
Last modified: 2013-02-13 18:15:39 EST
Description of problem:
when resuming from suspend, the desktop with all its contents before suspending are visible for a short moment before the screen goes blank and one is able to enter his/her password to the session lock window.
this poses a slight security risk as there is enough time to read parts of the content.
the kernel is 18.104.22.168, and the display adapter is Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 215a which is using kernel module i915. KDE version is 4.5.5.
bugs.kde.org is probably the best place for this.
Seems to happen also in Gnome: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713640
Also happening on F16
yes it seems like something similar popped up with gnome. :'(
a further extended list of similar bugs:
Here might be the upstream bug ?
I am experiencing this in F16 KDE too. Recently thou, this has "evolved" here : now, the whole desktop is not visible any more, but instead, the list of current tasks are shown, covering the entire screen with some gray background (i.e. "user@host - Konsole" and "Whatever filename - Kate", etc.). So, it shows yet another strange view of the taskbar. This is 100% reproducible so far, every time I come back from suspend which I use at least once a day these days.
Note: maybe this coincides with my switch to smooth-taskbar, I didn't perform any further check or test on this issue.
Graphics card/driver? I've seen this before and it's most likely a graphics driver bug
Fair enough, noVideo + proprietary driver distributed by fusion here :)
I will *not* test nouveau again with F16 on this hardware. Nouveau was an absolute no-go for me with first series of F16 stock kernels and mods, hence the switch at the time. However I will, of course, give it another go while moving to F17... or F18, and update the present report accordingly. Please do not close. Thanks.
(Asus V1S laptop)
# lspci | grep VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G84 [GeForce 8600M GT] (rev a1)
# yum list installed kmod-nvidia
kmod-nvidia.x86_64 1:295.59-1.fc16.1 @rpmfusion-nonfree-updates
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