Oracle HSM: FileSystem Check (samfsck) Fails With Error "Cannot malloc ino array"

(Doc ID 2399130.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer was notified by the system that their filesystem required an fsck.  When attempting to run samfsck they get the error "Cannot malloc ino array" returned every time.

Customer also reporting that the system performance is typically very slow.


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