vi gives the error: "No space left on device" when /var/tmp is full (Doc ID 1005573.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When starting vi (or ex) editor, the file is not fully loaded and the message is displayed:

Cause

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