Fwd: Nepomuk recommendations for KDE SC 4.5

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 4 17:34:31 UTC 2010


On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 08:50:43AM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
> The default limit for user watches is 8K, but you can set it to an 
> arbitrary value by writing /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches. This 
> appears to be the case in Lucid as the current value _is_ 524288. Memory 
> is not allocated until the inotify watch is instantiated.

My lucid install reports 8K, I wonder what's changing it in yours.

> This doesn't seem like a kernel issue.

inotify and its defaults are a kernel issue, where else do they come
from?  

Seems I can override it by putting a file in /etc/sysctl.d though so I
guess I'll just do that.

Jonathan




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