Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 637 to 644
Informix Error Code -637 Cannot alter optical cluster.
An attempt to alter the size of an optical cluster has failed. See the ISAM error for more information.
Informix Error Code -638 Cannot cluster TEXT or BYTE columns on non-optical media.
You can create an optical cluster only on TEXT or BYTE columns that are stored on optical media. Check that you have not specified the name of a TEXT or BYTE column that is stored in a storage space.
Informix Error Code -639 Cannot cluster TEXT or BYTE columns on different optical families.
All of the TEXT or BYTE columns specified in the FOR clause of the CREATE OPTICAL CLUSTER statement must belong to the same optical family. Check that the columns that are specified for an optical cluster do not belong to different families.
Informix Error Code -640 QPlan sanity failure line-number.
Running UPDATE STATISTICS might fix this internal error. If the error recurs, please note all circumstances and contact Informix Technical Support.
Informix Error Code -641 Cannot reserve/release family on non-optical media.
The family name that is specified in the RESERVE or RELEASE statement must exist on optical media. Check that you have not specified a storage space with either of these statements.
Informix Error Code -642 Family name must be a character string.
The optical family name that is specified in the RESERVE or RELEASE statement must be either a character string, or a host or procedural variable that evaluates to a character string. If you specified a character string, check that you enclosed it in quotes.
Informix Error Code -643 Volume must be a number.
The volume argument in the RESERVE or RELEASE statements must be INTEGER or SMALLINT.
Informix Error Code -644 FAMILY(), VOLUME(), and DESCR() require BLOB column on optical medium.
The argument to the FAMILY(), VOLUME(), or DESCR() function must be a TEXT or BYTE column that is stored on optical media. Check that you have not specified a column of a different data type or a TEXT or BYTE column that is stored in a storage space.
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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