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Old 12-19-2013
FILESYSTEM not FULL, PERMISSION is 777, but cant write to the server

ANy reasons?

FILESYSTEM not FULL, PERMISSION is 777, but cant write to the filesystem?

any steps to do? reasons for this?
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Old 12-19-2013
Well, what error do you get? And what OS are you using?
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Old 12-19-2013
Please inform us what type of filesystem you have and how you know the filesystem is not full.

If it is Unix-like filesystem (Solaris UFS, Linux Ext 2,3,4, etc.) you may have run out of inodes.

ACLs or XATTRs may also prevent you writing to a filesystem.
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Old 12-19-2013
im using rhel 6.4, filesystem is ext4.

can you elaborate about ACL? xattr?

the inodes are good since the FILESYTEM is just 58%

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permission denied
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Old 12-19-2013
Your question is far too vague.

Can you be more specific about what you're trying to write to? What exactly are you doing to get the 'permission denied' error? i.e. what do you mean by "filesystem"? A new file? An existing file? What permissions is 777?
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Old 12-19-2013
Originally Posted by kenshinhimura
the inodes are good since the FILESYTEM is just 58%
Incorrect. It's entirely possible to run out of inodes without running out of space.
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Old 12-20-2013
Originally Posted by kenshinhimura
the inodes are good since the FILESYTEM is just 58%
Note: the space on the filesystem is used to store data, the inodes are used to store metadata. If your files are big enough you run out of space, if your files are many enough you run out of inodes.

Originally Posted by kenshinhimura
permission denied
Now, this is something entirely different: you do not lack space, you lack permissions.

I hope this helps.


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