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2762805 - Fatal error: Invalid argument to sybmultbuf: none - SAP ASE


  • dump database or dump transaction fails with similar error below: 

1> dump database model to '/tmp/model.dmp'
2> go
Backup Server: The value of 'allocated pages threshold' has been set to 40%.
Backup Server session id is: 12. Use this value when executing the 'sp_volchanged' system stored procedure after fulfilling any volume change request from the Backup Server.
Backup Server: Creating new disk file /tmp/model.dmp.
Backup Server: Failed to start multibuffering subprocesses for archive device '/tmp/model.dmp'. Look at the Backup Server error log or standard error for more information.
Backup Server: [0] The 'write' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device '/tmp/model.dmp' with error number 32 (Broken pipe). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.
Backup Server Internal Error: Multibuffering subprocesses died, archive /tmp/model.dmp.
Msg 8009, Level 16, State 1:
Server '<Servername>', Line 1:
Error encountered by Backup Server.  Please refer to Backup Server messages for details.

  • Backup server log reports :

A00: SYBMULTBUF ERROR: Fatal error: Invalid argument to sybmultbuf: none. The only valid interactive argument is -v.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


dump database, dump transaction, valid interactive argument is -v, 16253.10.0, SRV_T_LISTENADDR , srv_thread_props() , 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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