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Bug 467802 - Window manager warning: Attempt to perform window operation 26 on window none when operation 26 on none already in effect
Summary: Window manager warning: Attempt to perform window operation 26 on window none...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity
Version: 10
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F10DesktopTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-10-20 23:25 UTC by Jesse Keating
Modified: 2014-06-18 09:10 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 06:36:54 UTC

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Description Jesse Keating 2008-10-20 23:25:21 UTC
I get this message every time I change virtual desktops to a desktop that has a full screen gnome-terminal on it.  This causes a message to get logged to ~/.xession-errors which causes the disk to be woken up /far/ to frequently.


Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2008-10-31 21:24:44 UTC
Well, I found the koji build that fixes this, but since it's not tagged for rawhide I'm re-opening this.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 04:03:31 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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Comment 3 Need Real Name 2009-02-28 06:10:31 UTC
I am seeing this same message from metacity on Fedora 10, up to date via yum as of 27 Feb 2009. There have been no recent metacity updates, so I wonder if it is some other Xorg package... I think this just started recently with a symptom of the focus and input getting very confused. I also see another message appearing less frequently in .xsession-errors and do not know if they are related:

Window manager warning: last_focus_time (5606031) is greater than comparison timestamp (5602702).  This most likely represents a buggy client sending inaccurate timestamps in messages such as _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW.  Trying to work around...

I have to do actions like hot-key switching between virtual desktops or even switching to a text-console and doing metacity --replace to recover focus control. This seems to happen randomly with nearly every mixture of apps I can try, including seamonkey, xterms, and even just the gnome-panel and nautilus.

For me, this is on a Thinkpad X200 with Core 2 Duo, Intel graphics, Intel AGN wireless, and all the usual power management features enabled, and hpet clocksource. It happens many times per hour after a clean boot.

Comment 4 Need Real Name 2009-02-28 16:18:01 UTC
To update my preceding comment: I think these two different messages are unrelated. I still get the original "operation 26" message frequently but have stopped getting the other focus time message (and focus failures) since changing my kernel clocksource from hpet to acpi_pm. So it was a red herring that I first started paying attention to the xsession-errors when I had the focus issue.

I will look for the appropriate bug (or create a new one) regarding this time/focus problem.

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 08:36:44 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 06:36:54 UTC
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