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IV04284: NIMADM FAILS WITH ERROR RESTORE NO SPACE LEFT ON DEVICE APPLIES TO AIX 5300-12

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer using disk cache option with nimadm to migrate a
    AIX 5.3 system.  On a 5.3 client system customer has
    thousands of small files in /home.
    Nimadm fails while populating cache filesystem as
    ...
    x          208 ./home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144451.177
    x          150 ./home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144452.335
    Restore unable to write to file
    './home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144453.038' .. Aborting!
    Restore : No space left on device
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • On a 5.3 client system customer has
    thousands of small files in /home.
    Nimadm fails while populating cache filesystem as
    ...
    x          208 ./home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144451.177
    x          150 ./home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144452.335
    Restore unable to write to file
    './home/lcmftp/bkup.1/un144453.038' .. Aborting!
    Restore : No space left on device
    

Problem conclusion

  • Solution is to use the frag size and nbpi value when creating
    the cachefs counterpart.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV04284

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-03

  • Closed date

    2011-08-03

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-11

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV00933

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U844652

       UP11/10/10 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 April 2013