Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) 7/01 Release Notes

Upgrade Fails if /export Is Near Capacity (4409601)

If the /export directory is near full capacity and you upgrade to the Solaris 8 7/01 operating environment, the space requirements for /export are miscalculated and the upgrade fails. The problem commonly occurs if a diskless client is installed, or if third-party software is installed in /export. The following message is displayed.

WARNING: Insufficient space for the upgrade.

Workaround: Before you upgrade, choose one of the following workarounds.