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Fedora 29 suspend and resume closes all programs

asked 2019-04-12 02:58:33 -0500

fuzzybatman gravatar image

Running Fedora 29 on Dell XPS 15 9560 (16 GB RAM). Nvidia drivers installed from the negativo17 repo.

I have multiple workspaces with many programs open. When I suspend the laptop and resume, the gnome session launches (wallpaper is visible) and the system resets to the login screen immediately. I log in again and all of my programs are closed.

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answered 2019-04-12 17:23:18 -0500

fuzzybatman gravatar image

The problem seems to be with Gnome. Tried with KDE Plasma and works fine. journalctl -b has logs showing that gnome exited with code 1.

So wrong forum.

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The problem can also be with NVidia drivers AND Gnome, not Gnome itself. If you can and are willing to test, try reproducing it using Intel's gpu -- preferably with disabled NVidia's gpu. Again, if you laptop allows it. Dell XPS should allow such configuration, I think (but don't know for sure).

Basically it looks like gnome session is crashing when you resume.

Night Romantic gravatar imageNight Romantic ( 2019-04-16 04:57:53 -0500 )edit

answered 2019-04-23 13:55:58 -0500

updated 2019-04-24 01:50:42 -0500

I'm experiencing same issue with Fedora 29 & GNOME on a Xiaomi Notebook Air 12.5. Actually, I've created a question here couple days ago, but I can't find it. Looks like it didn't pass moderation for some reason.

Xiaomi Notebook Air 12.5 runs on Intel video chip, so it doesn't look to be connected to NVidia drivers.

I confirm GNOME session is dropped when machine resumes from sleep. Here's a piece of result of systemctl command (init.scope section):

session-15.scope                    loaded active running   Session 15 of user gotterbild                                                
session-2.scope                     loaded active abandoned Session 2 of user gotterbild

Session #2 is abandoned and new session was started instead. Looks like I've locked screen for ~15 times since I have Session #15

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Pavel Dolgov gravatar imagePavel Dolgov ( 2019-04-23 13:56:21 -0500 )edit

There was a similar issue with Fedora 21:

However, when I check /etc/default/grub, I have resume parameter in place with my swap drive's UUID.

Pavel Dolgov gravatar imagePavel Dolgov ( 2019-04-23 13:59:12 -0500 )edit

Here's the same bug that should have been closed in Fedora 28:

Pavel Dolgov gravatar imagePavel Dolgov ( 2019-04-24 01:53:39 -0500 )edit

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