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tail Command Fails with "tail: cannot watch `file': No space left on device" (Doc ID 2451229.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 "tail" command fails with the message below:

$ tail -f /tmp/abc.txt
tail: cannot watch '/tmp/abc.txt': No space left on device

Cause

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