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Old 06-06-2012
No Space left On Device

Hi,

We are trying to sort the 40GB file in unix and getting following error.

Error:

sort: can't write /var/tmp/stmAAAvsaGfJ.00002929: No space left on device

Code:
sort -t ',' -k4 $DIR/INF_ff_FULL.dat >>$DIR/Sort_INF_ff_FULL.dat; 2>$DIR/sort_error.log

Can you please advise how to assign the manual temp log file.
# 2  
Old 06-06-2012
Hi,

Not quiet sure if I understand you but you can point to a different directory that has more space that your /tmp folder. (assuming such a directory is available)

Quote:
man sort

-T, --temporary-directory=DIR
use DIR for temporaries, not $TMPDIR or /tmp; multiple options specify multiple directories
# 3  
Old 06-06-2012
with option -T you can try
Code:
-S, --buffer-size=SIZE
              use SIZE for main memory buffer

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