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2105838 - 'shmget' failed with error 28 (No space left on device). Failed to create or attach shared tape i/o buffers.- SAP ASE


Received the following error in the Backup Server log:

Backup Server: Database database_name: 14 kilobytes DUMPED.
Backup Server: DUMP is complete (database database_name)
Backup Server: Connection from Server XXXX on Host hostname with HostProcid 27241.
Backup Server: [0] The 'shmget' call failed with error number 28 (No space left on device). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.
Backup Server: Failed to create or attach shared tape i/o buffers.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • ASE Backup Server


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


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