Re: [dwm] Terminals retain size of stack

From: Jim Karsten <>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 17:01:18 -0400

On 07:39 Tue 09 Sep, Maxim Vuets wrote:
>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

I recently upgraded the kernel to 2.6.27 and windows are resizing properly now.

Thanks for your response.
Received on Tue Oct 14 2008 - 21:01:18 UTC

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