Provisioning a system using Red Hat Satellite fails with `dracut-initqueue[552]: /sbin/dmsquash-live-root: line 273: printf: write error: No space left on device` error.

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Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.2
  • Red Hat Satellite 6.3

Issue

  • Provisioning a system via kickstart using Red Hat Satellite fails with the below error:

    dracut-initqueue[552]: /sbin/dmsquash-live-root: line 273: printf: write error: No space left on device
    

Resolution

  • In the compute profile for the affected Compute Resource, increase the value of the memory to 2048 MB and then provision a system.

Root Cause

  • The memory defined for the system is not sufficient hence it is unable to process/download the live image.
  • Minimum of 2GB of memory should be allocated.

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