Sun QFS and Storage Archive Manager (SAM): "No space left on device" Can Be Caused By A Full Metadata Device

(Doc ID 1011298.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2017

Applies to:

Sun QFS and Storage Archive Manager (SAM) - Version 3.5 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 06-Feb-2013***


No space left on device is seen, but the df -k command does not indicate that file system is 100% full. Messages similar to the following can be seen in /var/adm/messages:

May 8 20:46:16 host samfs: [ID 889405 kern.notice] NOTICE: SAM-QFS: fsname: sam_wait_space: File system full - META ENOSPC


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