Monitor disconnects (?) in F13

Gregory Woodbury redwolfe at
Sun Jun 20 22:00:08 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan
<pocallaghan at>wrote:

> On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 17:04 -0400, Gregory Woodbury wrote:
> > It's not a kernel crash, It's an X server crash/hang. It depends on an
> > interaction between gnoe-screensaver modules, the gnome-power manager
> > and
> > the X server.  The workaround is to select a screensaver module that
> > doesn't
> > crash/hang and leave it alone.
> I'm not using Gnome and have no processes called gnome*.
then its in the power-management functions, I would guess.
The workaround would be the same, find a screensaver that doesn't crash and
don't randomize.

> I have not exhaustively tested all the screensaver modules but have
> found
> two that definitely elicit the bad behaviours on my x86_64 box. (I've
> not
> had the problem on i686 boxes.)
> "Ant Inspect" will crash the X server, showing a gdm-greeter when
> waking up
> the monitor.
> "Apple II" will hang the X server, requiring a ssh into the box and a
> manual
> kill -9 of the X server to recover without a reboot.
> I have filed a bugzilla report (BZ #606136) and invite y'all to add
> comments thereunto.

 The BZ number is wrong. Please revise.

 Not wrong - looking at it in another tab right now.
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