Re: [dwm] DWM 4.6 Using 45% CPU on idle???

From: James Turner <>
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 21:38:15 -0500

On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 06:29:06PM -0800, Jonny Gerold wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a big problem. I have a brand new Thinkpad X61, and I'm using DWM
> 4.6 on Archlinux, and on idle something uses 45% of my CPU. And it's only
> when I use dwm. I tried starting up fluxbox, and there is no issue? I have
> an intel core duo, and I don't know what might be causing the problem. Any
> help would be much appreciated.
> Thanks, Jonny

Are you using a while loop to print the date and other information every
second? This might have something to do with it. Try to increase the
sleep amount or remove the statusbar updates all together and see if that
might be the cause.

James Turner
BSD Group Consulting
Received on Mon Nov 12 2007 - 03:38:52 UTC

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