The /tmp Filesystem has been filled by huge files named croutXXXXXX (Doc ID 2154644.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The /tmp Filesystem has been filled by huge files named /tmp/croutXXXXXX so many commands Returns Error "fork: Not enough space"

Symptoms

The /tmp Filesystem has been filled up by huge files named /tmp/croutXXXXXX, so now many commands returns error "fork: Not enough space", as an example:

  

Cause

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