[xmonad] Another data point on delays in focus update.
Allen S. Rout
asr at ufl.edu
Tue Mar 6 15:24:16 CET 2012
A month or so ago, I posted about some slow focus updates I was seeing
I noticed another correlation when this is happening, and thought I'd
jot it down in this forum, in the hopes that it eventually contributes
to a solution.
During the period when the focus is slowly traversing a lot of
intervening windows, I've found that I peg a CPU running the X server;
My Xorg process goes to 99%CPU and stays there for the entirety of the
I've been watching the X cpu behavior because I've also noticed that
some Firefox browser behavior will similarly peg the Xorg process for
seconds at a time, and I was trying to suss that out.
I'm kind of free-associating here, but I'm wondering if xmonad's use of
X resources is leaving Xorg with a long list of [wumpus] that the X
server can't collect or collapse or something, I have no idea what the
wumpus might be, but...
- Allen S. Rout
- Climbing back under his rock
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