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Unable to expand directory file?

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The Question is:

I have a directory that will not accept any additional files because it appears
 to be full.  Block usage is 123/123 and allocation size is set for 123.  Is it
 possible to increase the allocation size of this directory?  The disk drive
 has over 20,000 free
 blocks.  Thanks.

The Answer is :

  The OpenVMS Wizard is not aware of an "appears to be full" error, and
  would encourage the specific text of relevent message(s) be included.
  That said, you have very little free space available on your disk, and
  your remaining free space disk is probably quite fragmented -- excessive
  disk fragmentation can prevent the expansion of directory files.  (The
  messages included with the failure will generally point to the specifics
  of the failure.)
  The usual course(s) of action involve freeing up disk space by purging or
  deleting unneeded files, and/or freeing up space by relocating files to
  other available disks, and/or by freeing space by moving the contents to
  larger disk(s), and/or defragmenting the disk structure.

answer written or last revised on ( 10-NOV-2000 )

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