[Bug 128357] Re: boinc does not idle with mouse movement

Steffen Möller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Sun Jul 8 17:56:20 UTC 2012

On 07/08/2012 11:18 AM, Matt Dittloff wrote:
> I'm using 12.04 Precise, BOINC version 7.0.24, and it does now seem to
> stop computation.  However, now I'm having the opposite problem.  It
> doesn't seem to detect that the computer is idle to be able to resume
> computation.
> I have while computer is in use unchecked, and I have if the computer
> has been idle for 2 minutes.  My work units switch to a status of
> "Suspended - computer is in use".  I now step back from my computer and
> wait 2 minutes.  My work units do not resume computation.

What happens when waiting for 10 minutes? How have you specified it in
the preferences?

> I think the idle detection is still broken.  Now, instead of not
> detecting computer active to stop computation, it's now not detecting
> computer idle to resume computation.

Hm. The idea is to disturb you as little as possible. Is something else
running, possibly? Maybe one of those astray firefox instances or so?


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