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2524037 - Msg 3543 "One or more entries in the log segment free space counts ... was found to be negative" - SAP ASE


Running SAP applications on SAP ASE releases:

  • lower than 160 SP02 PL04
  • lower than 157 SP138

The SID database resides on separate data and log devices.

Receive following Message 3543 in the ASE errorlog:

One or more entries in the data segment free space counts in database ID <dbid> was found to be negative and has been set to 0

On these releases, the error text references the data segment irrespective of the type of segment which is affected (data or log)



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


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


3543, dbcc usedextents, checkalloc, alter database log off, sp_dropsegment, CR794772, CR#794772, 794772 , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BW-SYS-DB-SYB , BW on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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