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

Steffen Möller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Tue Jul 10 20:05:59 UTC 2012

On 07/08/2012 07:56 PM, Steffen Möller wrote:
> 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?

Update - it seems like I can confirm this with 7.0.30. Anybody else?


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