Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 116 to 123

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Informix Error Code -116 ISAM error: cannot allocate memory.
The ISAM processor needed to allocate memory for data storage but was unable to do so. A problem may exist in the operating system; look for operating-system error messages that might give more information. One cause of this error might be selecting a row that contains large BYTE or TEXT columns into a temporary table or as part of an INSERT or UPDATE. In some releases, an entire row that includes BLOB values is buffered in memory. For C-ISAM programs, review the program to look for ways that it can use less memory. For SQL products, simplify the program, form, or report if possible.
Informix Error Code -117 ISAM error: bad custom collating sequence.
No current Informix product displays this message. If the error recurs, please note all circumstances and contact Informix Technical Support.

Informix Error Code -118 ISAM error: cannot read log record.
The ISAM processor is trying to roll back a transaction or recover a file but has encountered an error while reading the transaction log. Look for operating-system error messages that might give more information. Use the dblog or selog utility to get more information about the problem. If the file (table) cannot be recovered, you will have to re-create it or restore it from backup.
Informix Error Code -119 ISAM error: bad log record.
The ISAM processor is trying to roll back a transaction or recover a file but has encountered bad data in a transaction log record. The dblog or selog utility can be used to get more information about the problem. If the file (table) cannot be recovered, you will have to re-create it or restore it from backup.
Informix Error Code -120 ISAM error: cannot open log file.
The ISAM processor is trying to open the transaction log file but has received an error from the operating system. Look for operating-system error messages that might give more information. For C-ISAM programs, review the parameter passed to islogopen. Make sure that it specifies the correct filename of an existing, writable log file and that it includes a path if the file is not in the current directory. For SQL products, the START DATABASE statement establishes the transaction log file. Make sure that the log file still exists in the same directory location as when START DATABASE was issued and that your account has write access to it.

Informix Error Code -121 ISAM error: cannot write log record.
The ISAM processor is trying to add a record to the transaction log but has received an error from the operating system. The disk might be full. Look for operating-system error messages that might give more information. The transaction-log file can grow quite large. To reduce its size, you must do two things. First, make a backup copy of the data file (for C-ISAM) or all database files (for SQL). Second, make the transaction-log file an empty file. If you perform these steps routinely, you can control the size of the log file.
Informix Error Code -122 ISAM error: transaction not available.
The ISAM processor has been asked to mark the start or end of a transaction, but transaction logging is not in effect. For C-ISAM programs, this file was not opened with logging. Review the calls to isopen, and make sure that the ISTRANS parameter is included. For SQL products, this database does not support transaction logging. If you are using the database server, have the database server administrator enable logging for this database. Otherwise, use the START DATABASE statement to begin transaction logging. In all cases, logging should only start immediately after the database has been fully backed up.
Informix Error Code -123 ISAM error: no shared memory.
This implementation of ISAM uses shared memory; however, the shared-memory partition has not been established. Contact the system administrator or the person who installed the product.

Above are list of Informix Error Messages and Errors Codes or Status Codes or Exit Codes along with Error and Warning messages received while performing certain operation against Informix applications or related products.

What are Informix Error Messages?
All Informix messages returned by the Informix server are assigned an error code.

In general, each Informix error contains the following information:
• The Informix Error Code or Informix Error status
• The message text. This text is usually returned with the Error code. Some messages employ word substitution, where the word substituted represents the system-replacement of a term more specific to the occurrence.
• An explanation of how the error may have occurred.

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Information about Informix Error Codes or Status Codes or Exit Codes and Error Messages on Windows, Linux Operating Systems.

 

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