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2686353 - Error 889: BCM thread found MASS ... in an unexpected state - SAP ASE


  • Error 889 is reported in the ASE errorlog after a latch free index is created, for example:

Error: 889, Severity: 20, State: 1
Internal error. Contact SAP Technical Support for help. BCM thread found MASS 0x0x15df45b00 in database 'tdb1' (4) and cache 'default data cache' (0) in an unexpected state (0x100000e000819).

  • Housekeeper Garbage Collection (HKGC) is enabled



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition (ASE CE)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition all versions ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


Sybase, dataserver, latch free index, housekeeper, garbage, mass, unexpected state, CR#816009, CR816009, 816009, HKGC , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Bug Filed

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