Ensure Sufficient Disk Space in /var for Patching
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]
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.
This document provides a guide to ensure sufficient filesystem space for patch operations.
- Insufficient space
- Patchadd is terminating
- Fail to install patch
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