Ensure Sufficient Disk Space in /var for Patching (Doc ID 1019162.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

The patchadd operation by default creates the backout data for the replaced files and directories replaced. The backout data are placed under /var/sadm. Thus enough space under /var is crucial for successful patch operations.

Purpose/Scope:

This document provides a guide to ensure sufficient filesystem space for patch operations.

Symptoms:

Solution

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