[Solved] Not able to delete/create file in /tmp

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Old 01-20-2014
[Solved] Not able to delete/create file in /tmp

This is AIX box and I am not able to create or delete file in /tmp though space is there
root@ttcols01/ #touch /tmp/test_file
touch: 0652-046 Cannot create /tmp/test_file.
root@ttcols01/ #mkdir /tmp/test_dir
mkdir: 0653-358 Cannot create /tmp/test_dir.
/tmp/test_dir: Invalid file system control data detected.
root@ttcols01/ #id
uid=0(root) gid=0(system) groups=2(bin),3(sys),7(security),8(cron),10(audit),11(lp),203(avdefs)
root@ttcols01/ #ls -ld /tmp
drwxrwxrwt   28 bin      bin            8192 Jan 18 04:30 /tmp
root@ttcols01/ #mount  | grep tmp
         /dev/hd3         /tmp             jfs2   Sep 26 14:26 rw,log=/dev/hd8
root@ttcols01/ #

# 2  
Old 01-20-2014
Possible hardware issue. What does the errpt report show. What does lsvg -p rootvg show? What about other file systems? What does fsck /tmp show?
# 3  
Old 01-20-2014
I can create/edit files in /, opt and var. It is only /tmp where I am getting this error
root@ttcols01/ #errpt
BFE4C025   1119195913 P H sysplanar0     UNDETERMINED ERROR
root@ttcols01/ #lsvg -p rootvg
hdisk0            active            558         512         111..91..87..111..112

# 4  
Old 01-20-2014

If you are getting like IO error as well as you are not able to delete or create files in /tmp then there is a chance that it would have become read only. If this is the case then reboot should work.

NOTE: Don't reboot server before confirmation.

R. Singh
# 5  
Old 01-20-2014
#mount | grep tmp
         /dev/hd3         /tmp             jfs2   Sep 26 14:26 rw,log=/dev/hd8

I can see, it is mounted it rw
# 6  
Old 01-20-2014
You gave the answer yourself already:

mkdir: 0653-358 Cannot create /tmp/test_dir.
/tmp/test_dir: Invalid file system control data detected.

Your filesystem is damaged, unmount and repair it (via "fsck"). As "/tmp" is supposed to hold no vital data anyway you could also recreate (=format) it.

I hope this helps.

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# 7  
Old 01-20-2014
I will arrange for the downtime and will fix as suggeted. Thanks
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