System compositor not aware of VT

Bug #1102758 reported by Robert Ancell on 2013-01-22
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Alexandros Frantzis

Bug Description

System compositor not aware of VT. It should correctly handle being switched away from and only take input when active.

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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Even worse... if mir loses the VT then it also loses vsync and pins a CPU at 100% CPU. Because it has no "idle mode" and currently busy waits, slowed only by vsync.

tags: added: vt
Changed in mir:
assignee: nobody → Robert Ancell (robert-ancell)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

This is blocked by bug #1108725

information type: Proprietary → Public
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Robert -

Bug 1108725 blocking this work looks like it will have a fix landing soon. So you'll be able to finish this, in theory.

Changed in mir:
milestone: none → 0.0.3
Changed in mir:
assignee: Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) → Alexandros Frantzis (afrantzis)
PS Jenkins bot (ps-jenkins) wrote :

Fix committed into lp:mir at revision None, scheduled for release in mir, milestone 0.0.3

Changed in mir:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

I'm tempted to say this is not fixed because switching does not work yet. But instead I've logged a new bug 1169034.

Changed in mir:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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