Installation of fam Download the fam patches from . Install fam by running the following commands: You will get warnings about make install being unable to merge entries in /etc/rpc. These can be ignored, along with any IMON or inetd.conf warnings, as we will be configuring these files after installation. patch -Np1 -i ../fam-dnotify.patch && patch -Np1 -i ../fam-gcc3.patch && ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc && make && make install