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2569150 - Signal 11 at ptn_pdes_discard_all followed by Error 8424 - SAP ASE 16.0

Symptom

  • ASE errorlog reports an "infected with signal 11" error in the module ptn_pdes_discard_all() or a storage access violation together with a stack trace:

    • on Unix/Linux:

      Current process (...) infected with signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
      Address 0x0x0000000001b7df3a (ptn_pdes_discard_all+0xa)

    • on Windows:

      Adaptive Server Enterprise system exception (0xc0000005) generated by a storage access violation.
  • The stack trace includes the following modules:

ptn_pdes_discard_all
des_scavenge_for
ind__ides_scavenge
ind__ides_grab
ind__ides_install

  Note:  Samples of complete stack traces are available under Attachments.

  • Which is usually followed by Error 8424:

Error: 8424, Severity: 17, State: 1
Cannot find an available index descriptor for an index. Increase the value of 'number of open indexes'. If sp_configure fails due to lack of index descriptors, edit the configuration file and restart the server.


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

SYBASE, CR805775, CR#05775, CR805775, SEGV, segmentation, storage, access, violation, fault, segfault, kisignal, stacktrace,  registers, metadata, object, partition , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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