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2163513 - Load database fails with "The 'uncompress' call failed for database/archive device..." - SAP ASE


  • Database dump cannot be loaded
  • Load terminates while in progress
  • Backup Server log reports messages:

A00: SYBMULTBUF ERROR: uncompress(): Not enough room in the output buffer
A01: SYBMULTBUF ERROR: uncompress(): Input data corrupted

followed by

Backup Server:
The 'uncompress' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device '/path/to/dump_stripe' with error number 0 (Success).
Backup Server:
/path/to/dump_stripe volume not valid or not requested
Backup Server:
Unrecoverable I/O or volume error.  This DUMP or LOAD session must exit.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


uncompress, failed , disk, hardware, transfer, compress, compression , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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