Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 1257 to 1262
Informix Error Code -1257 Operating system cannot fork process for back end.
Back end refers to the database server. In this an internal error, look for operating-system messages that might give more detail. In DOS systems, you probably are out of memory; exit to the operating-system command line, and resubmit your program. After you verify that no system limit or local problem exists, please note all circumstances and contact Informix Technical Support.
Informix Error Code -1258 Cannot attach to shared memory used to communicate with back end.
Back end refers to the database server. In this internal error, look for operating- system messages that might give more detail. After you verify that no system limit or local problem exists, please note all circumstances and contact Informix Technical Support.
Informix Error Code -1260 It is not possible to convert between the specified types.
The database server attempts any data conversion that makes sense. However, some conversions, such as INTERVAL to DATE, or DATETIME to MONEY, are not supported. Possibly you referenced the wrong variable or column. Check that you have specified the data types that you intended and that literal representations of data values are correctly formatted.
Informix Error Code -1261 Too many digits in the first field of datetime or interval.
The first field of a DATETIME literal must contain either 1 or 2 digits (if it is not a YEAR) or else 2 or 4 digits (if it is a YEAR). The first field of an INTERVAL literal represents a count of units and can have up to 9 digits, depending on the precision that is pecified in its qualifier. Review the DATETIME and INTERVAL literals in this statement, and correct them.
Informix Error Code -1262 Non-numeric character in datetime or interval.
The form of a DATETIME or INTERVAL literal is very limited. One can contain only decimal digits and the allowed delimiters: the hyphen between year, month, and day numbers; the space between day and hour; the colon between hour, minute, and second; and the decimal point between second and fraction. Any other characters, or these characters in the wrong order, produce an error
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.