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I am following this tutorial and while running below command.

geth --datadir ./datadir console 

It ran for 15 hours and then returned below error.

INFO [08-31|09:54:13.343] Imported new state entries
count=2111 elapsed=13.073ms processed=21254438 pending=5885 retry=6 duplicate=393098 unexpected=939711

CRIT [08-31|09:54:14.764] Failed to store last header's hash err="write /home/ubuntu/medium-article/datadir/datadir/geth/chaindata/388142.log: no space left on device"

From the error log its clear this is memory issue but When i check the free memory using df -h the output is given below.

Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev             32G  4.0K   32G   1% /dev
tmpfs           6.3G  932K  6.3G   1% /run
/dev/sda1        55G   52G     0 100% /
none            4.0K     0  4.0K   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none             32G     0   32G   0% /run/shm
none            100M     0  100M   0% /run/user

Could you please give me some hint where i am going wrong?

  • Did you init the node with your genesis before running geth? – Ha ĐANG Aug 31 '18 at 16:11
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    Your hard disk is full. – Richard Horrocks Aug 31 '18 at 22:45
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Actually the problem was,Total memory i had is 128GB but the memory allocated to /dev/sda1 55G 52G 0 100% / was 55GB only. so error i was getting.

To solve this i allocated more memory around 100GB to /dev/sda1.

For that i had to reinstall OS.

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