MySQL Error 28

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Restoring backup to a new MySQL database fail with the following error: Error writing to the database: Got error 28 from storage engine
at com.atlassian.crucible.migration.item.SQLBackup.restore(
at com.atlassian.crucible.migration.item.SQLBackup$1.restore(
at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Restore.main(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.mainImpl(
at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.main(
Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: Got error 28 from storage engine
at com.mysql.jdbc.SQLError.createSQLException(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.checkErrorPacket(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.checkErrorPacket(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.sendCommand(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.sqlQueryDirect(


MySQL Error 28 means that the database server ran out of disk space or no space left to work in its tmp directory for linux.


  1. Increase the disk space on the database server
  2. Restore the backup to a new empty database again
Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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