Re: [dwm] Terminals retain size of stack

From: Maxim Vuets <>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 07:39:23 +0300

2008/9/9, Jim Karsten <>:
> I am using dwm 5.1 and am having problems with resizing windows running
> terminals.
> I use the tile layout with mfact set to 0.75. Sometimes when I zoom a window
> into the master area it resizes properly, but often it maintains the
> dimensions from the stack. If I adjust the mfact using Alt-h and Alt-l, the
> master resizes and I'm good to go, but it's annoying having to do that. I
> usually use urxvt, but I tried xterm and it does the same thing. GUI apps
> like Firefox resize without problems.
> I had the same problem with 4.7. I thought 5.1 might fix it but no luck.
> Any suggestions?
> jimk

I have faced with the same problem after pacman -Suy
(Arch Linux, system upgrade).
It is not a bug of dwm or some another of your apps.
It is linux 2.6.26.x bug, for sure:
Seems to be fixed already, just upgrade or downgrade your kernel.
(I have downgraded to

Hoc est simplicissimum!
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