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Mounting an ext3/4 Filesystem Fails with Error: "No space left on device" (Doc ID 2477731.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64


 The root filesystem is full. Too full to remount read-write:

mount -o remount,rw /
[ 550.333917] EXT3-fs (md6): using internal journal
error writing /etc/mtab.tmp: No space left on device

How can files be removed to make space?


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