[OpenAFS] On the wording "No space left on device"
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 10:27:34 -0800
Jeff Blaine <email@example.com> writes:
> We had a user complain this week about having no clue what
> "No space left on device" meant.
> Regardless of this particular user's inability to deduce
> that there was "NO SPACE LEFT", I like to take these
> opportunities to consider improvements.
> "Disk, partition, or volume has insufficient free space"
> Better yet, why does it have to be so vague? Can't it
> determine the actual problem, at least for the 90% case
> of quota limit?
> "Quota for volume u.jblaine has been exceeded."
At least on Unix, this wording comes from the system libc and isn't under
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>