William Jon McCann
mccann at jhu.edu
Wed Sep 19 07:41:10 PDT 2007
On 9/19/07, Doug Goldstein <cardoe at gentoo.org> wrote:
> William Jon McCann wrote:
> > On 9/19/07, Doug Goldstein <cardoe at gentoo.org> wrote:
> >> 2) x11-display-device seems to be wrong a bunch of the time on both
> >> machines I've tested it on. i.e. right now X is running on tty7
> > This is collected from the helper LIBEXEC/ck-get-x11-display-device.
> > So check the output of that. And compare that to the tty value
> > reported by, say, ps: ps -eaf |grep Xorg. Do they differ?
> Nope. Don't differ. Odd. It says tty8 but Ctrl-Alt-F8 and I have nothing
> there.. Ctrl-Alt-F7 and there's my X.
Interesting. We should probably try to understand what is going on there...
> >> 3) idle-since-hint never appears to be set for X sessions. Now I know in
> >> this case it's not possible because I'm currently active on X to send
> >> this e-mail. But I've switched to console and let it sit there for 20
> >> min while I went to do something else and then checked ck-list-sessions
> >> and there was no idle-since-hint
> > There must be a ConsoleKit aware idle monitor agent running in the
> > graphical session for this to work. gnome-screensaver is one that
> > will work. Text mode sessions are monitored directly by ConsoleKit..
> hrm. I'm running GNOME 2.18 on that machine with gnome-screensaver and
> it didn't do it. I'll try it on my GNOME 2.19/2.20 machine and see if I
> get different results. Could be something new-ish/er in gnome-screensaver?
2.18 should work. Try locking the screen explicitly and check the
output of ck-list-sessions.
> > Thanks for testing.
> > Jon
> No problem. Works great so far. Keep up the good work. As a side note,
> were you going to register ConsoleKit as a top level Freedesktop
> project? or just create some webspace under the HAL project?
I created http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/ConsoleKit and
requested a bugzilla component . Is there something else to do?
As long as nobody complains I think it is ok to continue to squat on
the HAL list. Any objections?
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