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2489494 - Load database fails with "The 'fastlz_decompress' call failed...' - SAP ASE


  • When loading a dump taken with compression
  • The load database fails with messages including "The 'fastlz_decompress' call failed ..."
  • Messages reported in the Backup Server log :

Backup Server: Database SID: 879952498 kilobytes (27%) LOADED.
A00 SYBMULTBUF ERROR: fastlz_decompress()
Backup Server: [205] The 'fastlz_decompress' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device '/backup/SID.dmp' with error number 0 (Error 0).
Refer to your operating system documentation for further details. Look for '<date / time stamp>: A00: SYBMULTBUF ERROR: ' in the backup server errorlog for additional information from SYBMULTBUF.
Backup Server: '/backup/SID.dmp': volume not valid or not requested (server: , session id: 5.)
Backup Server: Unrecoverable I/O or volume error.  This DUMP or LOAD session must exit.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • SAP ERP 6.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP ERP 6.0


disk, space, uncompress, decompress, dump , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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