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Old 02-10-2005, 09:04 AM   #1
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write error (file system full?)


I'm editing a document in vi, and when I try to save it, it says:

E514: write error (file system full?)


What's going on if I know the file system isn't anywhere near full? The machine is running Tomcat on Red Hat, and it's under load at the moment.

Thanks...
 
Old 02-10-2005, 10:11 AM   #2
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The *partition* you are trying to write to may be full.

Try typing the command "df" in a terminal window, and show us the results.
 
Old 02-10-2005, 10:55 AM   #3
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Good job, Padma. Tomcat was under /usr, and /usr was completely full because during load testing our log file swelled about 700 MB!
 
  


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