mysqld is showing a "table foo is full" error but there is plenty of available disk space (Doc ID 1458445.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2013

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

We're getting this error from mysqld:
[ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: The table 'longtests' is full

Yet we have plenty of disk space left.  Can you help us determine why this is happening and how to correct it?

Solution

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