Docker Tag store, repositories-devicemapper is reporting "unexpected EOF" when starting docker.

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  • We had /var/lib/docker fill up on one of our nodes that we use to house our docker images. After increasing that volume we tried to restart docker and now get this error:
MONTH DD HH:MM:SS docker[PID]: time="" level=fatal msg="Error starting daemon: Couldn't create Tag store repositories-devicemapper: unexpected EOF"


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • Docker
  • OpenShift Enterprise 3.x

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