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- Keith Tellinghuisen
November 20, 2004, 2:14 pm
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makes use of session variables. Just in the past two days I have
intermittently been receiving the following error messages:
Warning: Unknown(): write failed: No space left on device (28) in Unknown
on line 0
Warning: Unknown(): Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that
the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/tmp) in Unknown on
I have not changed the code relating to the session variables in several
This is on a shared server. The server is a linux server running php 4.3.9
and Apache 1.3.31.
Any suggestions anyone can give would be greatly appreciated.
Re: Intermittent Session Errors
The filesystem containing /tmp is full. Your system administrator should fix
this immediately - and if they haven't noticed you ought to question what level
of support you're getting, since a lot of things will go horribly wrong if /tmp
It's (probably) not your fault - but check how much data you're trying to
store in session variables. If it's a lot of data, all of this is written to
/tmp, and would contribute to it filling up. Since it's a shared server, it
could well be another user doing this.
<http://www.andyhsoftware.co.uk/space Space: disk usage analysis tool