Analog Clock Causing Weird Problems
rgheck at comcast.net
Thu Mar 8 18:22:22 UTC 2012
If I put the analog clock widget on my desktop, then I get a series of
errors when KDE starts, viz:
Mar 8 08:22:20 rghquad pulseaudio: module-udev-detect.c:
inotify_init1() failed: Too many open files
Mar 8 08:22:20 rghquad pulseaudio: module.c: Failed to load
module "module-udev-detect" (argument: ""): initialization failed.
Mar 8 08:22:20 rghquad pulseaudio: main.c: Module load failed.
Mar 8 08:22:20 rghquad pulseaudio: main.c: Failed to initialize
Mar 8 08:22:20 rghquad pulseaudio: main.c: Daemon startup failed.
repeating several times. I know this sounds crazy, but it is absolutely
reproducible. Even if the clock is the only widget on the desktop, I get
these errors, plus a dialog box asking me if certain sound devices
should be removed since they weren't found. This is with KDE 4.7.4 on an
The issue has been around since about 23 February, when I reported the
problem on the Fedora list
though I didn't know its cause then. So it must have been caused by some
update around that time.
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