Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 747402
screen locking is hardwired to 5 minutes
Last modified: 2011-11-04 09:44:49 EDT
Description of problem:
Regardless of the settings for the timeout for the screensaver, it
always appears after 5 minutes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. go though the control panel to set the screensaver timeout to 1 hour
2. wait 5 minutes.
screensaver appears after 5 minutes.
screensaver should have been activated after 1 hour
if it makes any difference, from lspci:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Juniper LE [AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series]
Sounds like you may experience https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=660482
Try updating to GNOME 3.2.1, and see if the problem goes away ?
Is 3.2.1 in updates-testing, or do I need to build it?
it is already out of testing
assuming this is fixed, then.