[ovs-discuss] [question] Write ovs database failed with "no space left on device"

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Feb 25 15:38:58 UTC 2013

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 03:47:43PM +0000, likunyun wrote:
>     There is a problem when I was testing with ovs .
>     Some actions (such as add a port) would be failed when my disk is full, the error is "no space left on device" and write ovs database file failed.
>     Then I delete some files and make sure there is enough space on my disk. But it's also failed with the same error when I do the action (add a port) .
>     It becomes normal until I restart ovsdb-server process.

It's not surprising that an OVSDB operation would fail if the disk is
full, because as you note the database is maintained on-disk.  Given
that, I don't understand what question you are asking.  What do you want
to know?

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