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Hi,

Does anyone know what this error means (I'm trying to create the table Transfers, Ciaran is the name of the database)

Thanks
Suzy

ERROR 3: Error writing file './ciaran/Transfers.frm' (Errcode: 28)
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Hi,


This means there is No space left on device

You will get a file perror in mysql/bin.. when you run this you will see the cause for this..

$perror 28
Error code  28:  No space left on device

check here

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/Operating_System_error_codes.html
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do you know how to fix it?
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You have to ask your Admin about this one. like he can make free space etc..
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will i am admin (more or less) its off a local server so we have access to the whole server

Do you know what causes it to fill up? I did a delete of over 30000 enteries today alone, don't see why we would run out of disk space??
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Can't create/write to file './ciaran/Transfers.frm'.
this means that MySQL can't create a temporary file for the result set in the given temporary directory. (The above error is a typical error message on Windows, and the Unix error message is similar.) The fix is to start mysqld with --tmpdir=path or to add to your option file: (on windows this would be my.ini under winnt/windows) in your case my.cnf might be located in /etc/my.cnf

[mysqld]
tmpdir=/tmp


assuming that the `/tmp' directory exists.  
Check also the error code that you get with perror. One reason may also be a disk full error;

shell> perror 28
Error code  28:  No space left on device
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