File System Full and Swap Space Limit Exceeded Errors In Global And Non Global Zones (Doc ID 1439162.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Jun-2014***

Symptoms

On a system with this condition, applications within the zone will fail to start, and other memory related issues will be reported.  The messages file on the machine will generally contain messages similar to the following examples:


WARNING: /etc/svc/volatile: File system full, swap space limit exceeded

WARNING: <zonepath>/root/etc/svc/volatile: File system full, swap space limit exceeded

WARNING: <zonepath>/root/tmp: File system full, swap space limit exceeded

WARNING: Sorry, no swap space to grow stack for pid <pid> (<process>)

Cause

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