Oracle Linux : Yum Command Fails with Database or Disk is Full Error

(Doc ID 2352832.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Executing any yum command results in the following error;

The error which we see here is "TypeError: Can not create index on provides table: database or disk is full" which could be due to a disk full issue. However, the there is sufficient disk space available from the df command output.

Cause

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