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Oracle VM: 'No space left on device' error when starting Virtual Machine guests (Doc ID 566420.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version: 2.1.1 to 2.1.1
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Attempting to start an Oracle VM Virtual Machine guest fails with the following message despite the VM Server having ample disk space.

failed:<Exception: return=>failed:<Exception: xm create '/OVS/running_pool/77_orldssapps12v2/vm.cfg'=>Error: (28, 'No space left on device, while writing /local/domain/8/device/vfb/0/state : 1') >>

Cause

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