"No space left on device" errors when copying or creating files on ext2/ext3/ext4 file system due to insufficient available inodes

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Issue

  • No space left on device error when copying or creating new files

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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  • ext2 or ext3 or ext4 file system
  • Sufficient free disk space reported by df

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