Resolving File System Full Situations (Doc ID 1004840.1)

Last updated on JUNE 26, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 18-Nov-2014***

Symptoms

The following errors could be seen when a filesystem is full:

On the system console:

vmunix  : file system full
WARNING: : file system full
NOTICE: alloc:  file system full no space left on device

For example:

WARNING: /: filesystem full

Cause

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