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Odd messages in Console log: Event queue is full!

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William Brawley Level 2 Level 2 (215 points)
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Apr 2, 2011 10:35 AM
Hi Everyone,

I have been trying to use Dolly Drive for cloud Time Machine backups, and I'm pretty certain that Dolly Drive is not the culprit, but there is some underlying problem.

I am seeing tons of these messages:

/System/Library/CoreServices/coreservicesd[29] FMOD WATCH EVENTS DROPPED!

mds[41] (Error) FMW: WE ARE DROPPING FMW EVENTS!

And these:

kernel add_fsevent: event queue is full! dropping events (num dropped events: 148; num events outstanding: 2391).
kernel add_fsevent: kfse_list head 0x832b72c0 ; numpendingrename 1704
kernel add_fsevent: zalloc sez: 0
kernel add_fsevent: event_zone info: 4096 0x0
kernel add_fsevent: watcher 0xe57d004: num dropped 0 rd 36 wr 36 q_size 1024 flags 0x0
kernel add_fsevent: watcher 0x6d432004: num dropped 0 rd 818 wr 818 q_size 8192 flags 0xc
kernel add_fsevent: watcher 0x6d442004: num dropped 0 rd 2165 wr 2168 q_size 8192 flags 0x5
kernel add_fsevent: watcher 0x6d2ae004: num dropped 4775 rd 3739 wr 3738 q_size 4096 flags 0x1

What is going on? What is the event queue and why is it full. I'm on a fairly recent fresh install of OS X 10.6 with the latest 10.6.7 update applied. All disk permissions repaired, Disk verified, Spotlight index rebuilt.

Help please.
17" MBP, 2.53GHz Core i5, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Anti-glare., Mac OS X (10.6.7), 32GB iPhone 3GS White, 16GB iPod Touch, 2G 1GB iPod Shuffle, 4G 20GB iPod

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