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1940783 - sp_helpdevice shows 'unknown device type' for large devices - SAP ASE

Symptom

sp_helpdevice shows 'unknown device type' for database devices of 4 GigaBytes (GB) or larger. For example:

1> sp_helpdevice jTestDev4G
2> go
 
device_name      physical_name                          description
---------------- -------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
jTestDev4G     C:\Sybase\data\jTestDev4G.dat     unknown device type, special, dsync off, directio off, physical disk, 4096.00 MB, Free: 4096.00 MB


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) - All versions
  • Windows 64 bit

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

CR750913, 750913 , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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