Listener / Database Startup fails with underlying OS error Linux Error: 28: No Space Left On Device (Doc ID 553709.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 10.1.0.3
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2 to 10.2
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Issue command: lsnrctl start listener_dbsrv2

LSNRCTL for Linux: Version 10.1.0.3.0 - Production on 15-FEB-2008 08:58:03

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Starting /opt/oracle/product/10.1.0/db/bin/tnslsnr: please wait...

TNSLSNR for Linux: Version 10.1.0.3.0 - Production
System parameter file is /opt/oracle/product/10.1.0/db/network/admin/listener.ora
Log messages written to /opt/oracle/product/10.1.0/db/network/log/listener_dbsrv2.log
Error listening on: (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTO =IPC)(KEY=EXTPROC)))
TNS-12549: TNS:operating system resource quota exceeded
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00519: Operating system resource quota exceeded
Linux Error: 28: No space left on device

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Cause

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