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A note on syncthing-inotify potentially breaking other software

I recently ran into this - syncthing-inotify used up all my inotify watches, and broke multiple things, including PulseAudio. I believe we should mention this in the section on syncthing-inotify, as well as link to a way of increasing the number of watches. This is not even a very unlikely problem, as I was only keeping about 10G of data in sync. I didn't want to make an edit immediately, but if there are no objections, I will happily add this information. KozRoss (talk) 22:47, 21 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Can you be more specific on how it broke things? -- Rdeckard (talk) 01:50, 22 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It used up all all available inotify watches. This meant that, on startup, PulseAudio's daemon wouldn't even start (and thus, left me with no sound, with no explanation). I only discovered this by trying to start the daemon manually (at which point it gave me a very condescending error message, slagging off an altogether-different project for using up all inotify watches). I also had other weird behaviours (certain programs wouldn't load or would freeze, for example) even before I rebooted, but the PA thing was a specific problem I saw appear on two different machines. -- KozRoss (talk) 02:32, 22 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]