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Last Updated: March 08, 2016
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React native | Watchman error

When you are running react native server and have this error because of fb-watchman:

 ERROR  A non-recoverable condition has triggered.  Watchman needs your help!
The triggering condition was at timestamp=1453555797: inotify-add-watch(/home/yottanami/src/chikare/node_modules/react-native/node_modules/babel-plugin-syntax-async-functions/node_modules/babel-runtime/node_modules/core-js/library/es6) -> The user limit on the total number of inotify watches was reached; increase the fs.inotify.max_user_watches sysctl
All requests will continue to fail with this message until you resolve
the underlying problem.  You will find more information on fixing this at
https://facebook.github.io/watchman/docs/troubleshooting.html#poison-inotify-add-watch

{"watchmanResponse":{"version":"4.1.0","error":"A non-recoverable condition has triggered.  Watchman needs your help!\nThe triggering condition was at timestamp=1453555797: inotify-add-watch(/home/yottanami/src/chikare/node_modules/react-native/node_modules/babel-plugin-syntax-async-functions/node_modules/babel-runtime/node_modules/core-js/library/es6) -> The user limit on the total number of inotify watches was reached; increase the fs.inotify.max_user_watches sysctl\nAll requests will continue to fail with this message until you resolve\nthe underlying problem.  You will find more information on fixing this at\nhttps://facebook.github.io/watchman/docs/troubleshooting.html#poison-inotify-add-watch\n"}}
Error: A non-recoverable condition has triggered.  Watchman needs your help!
The triggering condition was at timestamp=1453555797: inotify-add-watch(/home/yottanami/src/chikare/node_modules/react-native/node_modules/babel-plugin-syntax-async-functions/node_modules/babel-runtime/node_modules/core-js/library/es6) -> The user limit on the total number of inotify watches was reached; increase the fs.inotify.max_user_watches sysctl
All requests will continue to fail with this message until you resolve
the underlying problem.  You will find more information on fixing this at
https://facebook.github.io/watchman/docs/troubleshooting.html#poison-inotify-add-watch

you can fix it by this command:

echo 999999 | sudo tee -a /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches && echo 999999 | sudo tee -a /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_queued_events && echo 999999 | sudo tee -a /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_instances && watchman shutdown-server