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1930266 - In-place upgrade hangs on installmaster with error message "Invalid pointer param number 3, pointer value 0x5400434c45415245" - ASE

Symptom

  • During upgrade a number of databases, including sybsystemprocs report the following message:
Database 'sybsystemprocs': beginning upgrade step [ID 26]: alter table (table sysprocedures)

Hit a threshold on database 'sybsystemprocs' for
Invalid pointer param number 3, pointer value 0x5400434c45415245
segment during upgrade. Not spawning threshold action procedure.
Hit a threshold on database 'sybsystemprocs' for
Invalid pointer param number 3, pointer value 0x5400434c45415245
segment during upgrade. Not spawning threshold action procedure.
  • Despite this message, sybsystemprocs and all other databases are reported to be upgraded OK
  • Later the upgrade hangs on installmaster
  • After killing the process and rebooting, ASE starts and recovers all system databases and then hangs again.

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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) All Versions

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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