You may be checking free space after MTA shuts down, but when it runs it might
grab lots of disk space. Monitor free space with PerfMon (be sure to set very
frequent refresh) while MTA starts.
Also, what is the full info from that event?
> No backup is not running, and all disks have plenty of space.
> the article q263835 refers to pagefile.sys that I mentioned. Pagefile.sys
> rests on a hard drive that has alot of free space.
> > If you have split up the MTA binaries and the MTA DAT files, make sure the
> > drives that host both MTADATA directories have enough space.
> > Do you have a backup on the IS or DS running? Sometimes with the backup
> > running, the .pat file gets large, but space it uses does not get
> > on disk.I used to use a tool called getfilesize.exe which forced the .pat
> > file to update the space used stats.
> > Also see KB263835
> > Serene
> > > Hi thanks for response.
> > > Yes I tripled checked to make sure there was plenty of space. Thought
> > this
> > > was going to be an easy one. Heard the message many times before with a
> > > simple disk clean up as a solution.
> > > Only thing I found was moving the pagefile.sys but that doesn't apply.
> > > > are you certain that the disk where the MTA is has room? that error
> > > > usually correct...
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > > Running Exchange 5.5 with latest sps. The MTA all of the sudden
> > > stopped.
> > > > > When attempting to start it I get the 2140 error. In event viewer
> > > says
> > > > > disk has less than 10MB. This is not true The disk has almost 2 Gb
> > > free.
> > > > > The only thing I can think is the latter of Error Checking Free
> > is
> > > > the
> > > > > truth.
> > > > > Out of desperation I ran the MTACHECK and it reported no errors and
> > the
> > > > MTA
> > > > > still won't start.
> > > > > Any ideas on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.
> > > > > Thanks.
Corrections are welcome.
Please keep all discussions in NG, so that everybody can participate.