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Old 06-05-2011
The largest dump device is too small.

Code:
E87EF1BE   0605150011 P O dumpcheck      The largest dump device is too small.
bash-3.00$ errpt -aj E87EF1BE | more
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
LABEL:          DMPCHK_TOOSMALL
IDENTIFIER:     E87EF1BE
Date/Time:       Sun Jun  5 15:00:01 GMT+03:00 2011
Sequence Number: 103148
Machine Id:      00C759904C00
Node Id:         oraconb
Class:           O
Type:            PEND
WPAR:            Global
Resource Name:   dumpcheck       
Description
The largest dump device is too small.
Probable Causes
Neither dump device is large enough to accommodate a system dump at this time.
        Recommended Actions
        Increase the size of one or both dump devices.
Detail Data
Largest dump device
lg_dumplv                                                                                                                       
Largest dump device size in kb
     2097152
Current estimated dump size in kb
     3525836

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the the increasing of /var will be the selution .

Last edited by pludi; 06-05-2011 at 06:05 PM..
# 2  
Old 06-05-2011
Not exactly, increasing the dumpl LV lg_dumplv will be the solution, can be done with a simple extendlv... Check the second dump device (if any) as well...
# 3  
Old 06-12-2011
The largest dump device is too small.

Dear all

i have this error in my AIX and i can't increase the space for the lg_dumplv

is there any way to delete some files to have more space in lg_dumplv

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Mod Comment I have merged this post with your other thread...

Last edited by Scott; 06-12-2011 at 11:23 AM.. Reason: Merged post
# 4  
Old 06-12-2011
This message can be annoying, since the dumps are compressed (assuming you set that - what is the output of sysdumpdev -l?), and the error shows an estimate, it's usually never close to what's actually needed.

If you have no space in the volume group to extend the LV, then either:
  • Add another disk to the volume group
  • Reduce other LV's in the VG, and add the space to the dump device LV
  • Move the dump device to another location where space is available (then, assuming it's in the same VG, you can remove the lg_dumplv, and use it to extend the new location)
# 5  
Old 06-17-2011
Yeah that is what you need to do. Add a new disk from san and create the dump lv there. You can have pri and secondary as well if you add mirrored disks.

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