400 device full when not

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at litech.org
Mon Aug 20 07:20:29 UTC 2001

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Nathan Ridge wrote:

> 400 No space left on device writing article file -- throttling
> does anyone know why I would be getting this error when it is not the case,
> the drive is only around 66% capacity, if I restart the server it will work
> for a random short period of time then start failing again. Any help
> appreciated.

Check `df -i` -- You're probably out of inodes; traditional spool uses a
ton of small files and so you can use up inodes before the drive gets

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org

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