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Bug 201860 - gnome-screensaver smart card event monitoring shouldn't poll
Summary: gnome-screensaver smart card event monitoring shouldn't poll
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-screensaver
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target wakeup
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-08-09 14:45 UTC by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-09-14 06:43:32 UTC
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-08-09 14:45:57 UTC
Right now gnome-screensaver's smart card monitoring code polls several times a
second.  This will needlessly use up battery on laptops, force speed stepped
CPUs to go up, etc.

Fixing this will require forking and then doing (blocking) event handling in a

Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-09-05 15:11:12 UTC
See bug 205184 for the duplicate GDM report.

Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-09-14 06:43:32 UTC
should be fixed in the next build

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