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disable_screen_blanking [2014/04/25 12:47] juckinsdisable_screen_blanking [2014/06/05 10:06] (current) juckins
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 Redhat 6.4: Redhat 6.4:
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 +From Brad:
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 +The workaround is achieved by issuing the following, as user root:
 +
 +gconftool-2 --direct --config-source=xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory --type bool --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/idle_activation_enabled false
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-Have gotten a few reports and concerns about issues waking up from the screensaver. The details as we know it: +Have gotten a few reports and concerns about issues waking up from the  
--Blank Screensaver is set to come on after 15 minutes of the workstation being "idle"+screensaver. The details as we know it: 
--If users attempt to wake the screensaver up after less than 15-20 minutes of the screensaver being on, then the screensaver will wake up in a few seconds. + 
--If users attempt to wake the screensaver up after it being on more than 15-20 minutes, then the screensaver will take 30-90+ seconds to wake up. +-Blank Screensaver is set to come on after 15 minutes of the workstation  
--So total idle time is around 30-35 minutes before the issue will occur. Seems to only occur on the workstations. Doesn't matter if the user wakes up using mouse or keyboard.+being "idle". 
 + 
 +-If users attempt to wake the screensaver up after less than 15-20 minutes  
 +of the screensaver being on, then the screensaver will wake up in a few seconds. 
 + 
 +-If users attempt to wake the screensaver up after it being on more than  
 +15-20 minutes, then the screensaver will take 30-90+ seconds to wake up. 
 + 
 +-So total idle time is around 30-35 minutes before the issue will occur.  
 +Seems to only occur on the workstations. Doesn't matter if the user wakes  
 +up using mouse or keyboard
 + 
 +We are actively working a ticket with RedHat on the issue. If anyone has  
 +details differing from our above understanding, let me know, it  
 +may prove useful in determining the ultimate cause.
  
-We are actively working a ticket with RedHat on the issue. If anyone has details differing from our above understanding, let me know off list, it may prove useful in determining the ultimate cause. +If this is a concern the workaround is to disable the screensaver.  
-If this is a concern the workaround is to disable the screensaver. You can run the following command on each workstation to disable the screensaver. Once a fix is identified and pushed, we'll let everyone know and re-enable the screensaver as necessary.+You can run the following command on each workstation to disable  
 +the screensaver. 
  
 gconftool-2 --direct --config-source=xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory --type bool --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/idle_activation_enabled false gconftool-2 --direct --config-source=xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory --type bool --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/idle_activation_enabled false
disable_screen_blanking.1398444476.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/04/25 12:47 by juckins