Re: htdig: write error while sorting

Scot Needy (
Sat, 18 Oct 1997 09:04:58 -0500 (CDT)

Thanks GNU sort did the trick.

Now I'm having trouble with dig hanging afer a few hrs.

vb2 Solaris 2.5.1 1G Ram

????? I HUP the dig pid but thus just seems to kill dig.
      Or could it be that it is finished and just hasn't exited?


> > sort: write error while sorting: No space left on device
> > htmerge: Word sort failed
> What OS are you running? I had the same problem under Solaris. I
> thought it might be virtual memory being exausted, but our swap file was
> only half full. I compiled GNU sort (part of the textutils package) and
> installed it. It seemed to clear up the problem completely.

Same here. After installing gnu sort I haven't had a problem.



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