Bug 1258104 - systemctl reports no space left on device
systemctl reports no space left on device
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: systemd (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2015-08-29 01:49 EDT by Paramjit Oberoi
Modified: 2016-12-20 09:30 EST (History)
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Description Paramjit Oberoi 2015-08-29 01:49:52 EDT
When starting/stopping/enabling/disabling services, systemctl fails with: "Error: no space left on device".

This is likely a duplicate of 894483 - the workaround suggested in that bug fixed the problem: "echo 1048576 > /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches"

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How reproducible:
Install F23 alpha, install a bunch of other services, and printers, and then try to use systemd commands to enable/disable/start/stop a service.

Actual results:
"Error: no space left on device".

Expected results:
Successful execution of command.
Comment 1 Lukáš Nykrýn 2015-09-08 06:51:29 EDT
Are you using any additional software that uses inotify?
Comment 2 Paramjit Oberoi 2015-09-08 23:52:00 EDT
(In reply to Lukáš Nykrýn from comment #1)
> Are you using any additional software that uses inotify?

I'm not sure - is there a way to find out?
Comment 3 Lukáš Nykrýn 2015-09-09 03:02:35 EDT
Usually it would be something that watches changes of files.
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