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Write To Ocfs2 Volume gets No Space Error Despite Large Free Space Available (Doc ID 1232702.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 to Oracle Linux 5.11 [Release OL5U5 to OL5U11]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Note: does not apply to OCFS2 releases later than 1.4.9


When attempting to create or extend a file in an ocfs2 volume, an error is returned. The "df " command shows the ocfs2 volume has more than sufficient free space to create or extend a file, but attempts to do so get error:






The problem is usually triggered after an extended period where many files are created and deleted.


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