How To Free Up space In System Code Update Area On Exalogic ZFS Heads

(Doc ID 2039102.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 1.0.0.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Goal

While performing PSU upgrade for the ZFS appliance part of Exalogic PSU, there is a chance that the upgrade fails because there is not enough free space on the system code update area. The reason for this is that, there is a 5 GIG quota on the system code update area for the ZFS appliance. The recommendation is to keep 3 or 4 most recent updates including current level, All others should be deleted.

This Note provides steps to cleanup unwanted updates and free up space in system code update area of ZFS heads.
 

Solution

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