[Xmonad] Re: xmonad crashing

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Jul 11 05:48:12 EDT 2007

> On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 08:11:02PM +0200, Tassilo Horn wrote:
> > 
> > >>  Indeed, further testing indicates that it only occurs when I am
> > >>  using the Tabbed layout.
> > 
> > I think it's the same here, but I'm not exactly sure.
> I'd like to add my voice and report that I've been experiencing
> intermittent crashing too, as of the last few days (perhaps since the
> weekend?).  I'll investigate further later and try to pin it down a
> bit more but roughly:
>   - ghc 6.6, latest everything from darcs
>   - Tabbed layout
>   - xdm not gdm
>   - gajim and jpilot both seem particularly keen culprits.
>     Often/sometimes when closing a window belonging to either of these
>     apps using Shift-Mod-C I get kicked out.  I might only be seeing
>     it with these apps because in other apps (eg xterm), I tend not to
>     close/kill the window from xmonad, but rather exit the app from
>     within itself (eg Ctrl-D in an xterm, File/Quit in Firefox, etc.);
>     it does _seem_ to be related to killing from xmonad.
>   - .xsession-errors contains similar errors to those reported just
>     earlier ("such-and-such app lost connection to X server", though I
>     note that "such-and-such app" in these cases is not the one which
>     crashed, but other ones which were running - IIRC).
> Don't have time to go any deeper right now (and not at the crashing
> computer), but will try to find out more later.
> Cheers,

Ok, noted. We'll follow this up.

-- Don

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