Created attachment 517195 [details]
Description of problem:
Sometimes, when system goes out of memory it's not possible to shutdown nor reboot the system from graphical interface because there are no buttons like "shutdown" nor "reboot" (see attached screenshot).
Also, it is not possible to suspend the system by the "suspend" button nor hibernate it (nfs also unmounted)!
pm-suspend from console worked.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
When system goes out of memory - reproducible on my laptop after about one day of using it.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Menu of gnome-panel: System -> Shut Down..
No buttons Shutdown nor Reboot
Buttons present there as usual
After some more hours of using the gnome-session is killed. After that, shutdown dialog works properly.
Since RHEL 6.2 External Beta has begun, and this bug remains
unresolved, it has been rejected as it is not proposed as
exception or blocker.
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propose this request, if appropriate and relevant, in the
next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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