[leapp] At least X MB more space needed on the filesystem

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  • While trying to upgrade to RHEL 8.x with leapp, the following error message is printed:

    Error Summary
    Disk Requirements:
       At least 1044MB more space needed on the / filesystem.

    Enlarging the root filesystem doesn't fix the issue.
    The file system requiring more space can be different that / above.

  • leapp-upgrade.log file shows the following message

    [ERROR] Actor: target_userspace_creator Message: Unable to install RHEL 8 userspace packages.
  • leapp fails with:

    There is not enough space on the file system hosting /var/lib/leapp directory to extract the packages


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • leapp
    • XFS

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