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1854688 - Errors 4204 and 3619 “Unable to write CHECKPOINT record” - Sybase ASE


  • Getting error message 3619 / 4204 on all databases
  • DBCC TRACEON 3504 found in the ASE errorlog
  • All databases are unable to do CHECKPOINT and DUMP TRAN
  • Error messages shown in ASE errorlog:

server DBCC TRACEON 3504, SPID 359
server Error: 3619, Severity: 17, State: 2
server Unable to write CHECKPOINT record in database 2 because the log is out of space.
server Error: 4204, Severity: 17, State: 2
server Unable to continue logged version of DUMP TRAN. No space left in database; use NO_LOG option or run ALTER DATABASE. Else, an old transaction may be active; see Syslogshold table.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) All versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


trace flag 3504  , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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