Re: [dev] [dwm][bug] dwm sometimes causes Xorg to freeze

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 21:26:01 -0700

On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 11:17:25PM +0200, Przemek Dragańczuk wrote:
> Every so often when running dwm my xorg seems to freeze. I can se the
> mouse cursor move and change according to what's on the screen, but
> the screen itself is frozen, almost as if it was a screenshot. The
> only way to "fix" it is to log into a second tty and kill xorg, but
> the problem comes back, sometimes within minutes.

Try running strace on dwm when this happens. I observed some similar
issues in the past in which dwm would be stuck in an EAGAIN loop reading
the X11 socket. Unfortunately I don't recall how I fixed the issue off
the top of my head.

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