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No space left on device error when uploading image

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Manual NDU


  • The issue was experienced during a manual NDU ONTAP upgrade
  • During the system node image update the following output is seen for one node in the cluster:
Beginning output:
Boot recovery files installed on recovery partition
cp: /mroot/etc/software/9121P10_q_image.tgz: No space left on device
cp: /mnt/recoverydisk/x86_64/firmware/SB_XXVII/Certs/db/NSM-CommonDiags-CA-chain.cer: No space left on device
cp: /mnt/recoverydisk/x86_64/firmware/SB_XXVII/Certs/db/NSM-CommonDiags-CA-intermediate.cer: No space left on device
cp: /mnt/recoverydisk/x86_64/firmware/SB_XXVII/Certs/db/NSM-CommonDiags-CA-root.cer: No space left on device...

End output:
cp: /cfcard/x86_64/firmware/SB_XXVII/firmware2.img: No space left on device
Installation complete. image2 updated on node <node>
  • The System node image show output shows the copy operation was successful, and the secondary image has been updated

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