Tailwatchd failing, log states "inotify support not available"

GoWilkes

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I'm running WHM 11.32.3, build 19.

For the last day or two, I'm getting dozens of emailed reports that tailwatchd failed, and was restarted. The tailwatchd_log shows these same 3 lines, over and over:

Code:
[19539] [2012-06-06 17:35:41 -0400] [Cpanel::TailWatch] [INFO] Opened /usr/local/cpanel/logs/tailwatchd_log in append mode
[19539] [2012-06-06 17:35:41 -0400] [Cpanel::TailWatch] [INFO] inotify support not available (Linux::Inotify2 missing or non-functional)
[19539] [2012-06-06 17:35:42 -0400] [Cpanel::TailWatch::Eximstats] Loading email sending limits from 1339016400 - 1339020000

I found an earlier thread where Tristan (I think) suggested to use #rpm -qa|grep -i spam and find if SpamAssassin RPM is running. That grep returns:

spamassassin-3.0.6-1.el4

which I assume is NOT SpamAssassin RPM.

Under Service Manager, I do see that "Eximstats" is enabled, and per another thread I tried disabling it. But when I click "Save", the system just keeps running without ever actually saving it.

Restarting MySQL, and subsequently the server, had no impact.

Any other suggestions on fixing whatever's causing the problem?