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2243731 - 4k disks lead to error "'read' call failed for database/archive device " during LOAD DATABASE - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • A 'load database' command fails with the following error:

D00: Attempting direct I/O for device '<file name>'
Backup Server: 4.23.2.1: dd_read: read <file name>: Invalid argument.
Backup Server: 4.141.2.16: [0] The 'read' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device '<file name>' with error number 22 (Invalid argument). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.

  • This only occurs when your underlying disk hardware uses 4K sectors (usually SSD devices at the moment).

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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

ssd, disk, device, "block size", blocksize, block, 792093, CR792093, CR#792093, directIO , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , Bug Filed

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