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SubjectRe: Inotify problem [was Re: 2.6.13-rc6-mm1]
On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 16:13 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 10:06 -0400, John McCutchan wrote:
> > > it fails on 2.6.13-rc6 as soon as the device is full and doesn't hold
> > > any more directories.
> Obviously this wasn't true, I was hitting the 8192 watches limit and
> misinterpreted the error message. I just tested up to 100000 watches
> with this program.

Thanks. The program runs fine, it climbs up until 8192. This confirmed a
hunch I had. The problem only manifests itself when the lower idr
numbers aren't actually being used. The thread seems
somewhat related to this problem, but it suggests that this was fixed in

John McCutchan <>
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