Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 838 to 847
Informix Error Code -843 Cannot write temp file.
INFORMIX-SQL is trying to write the current SQL source file into a temporary file for editing but received an unexpected operating-system return code. Look for operating-system error messages that might give more information. On UNIX systems, possibly your account does not have write access to /tmp or the directory that is named in the DBTEMP environment variable, or the disk might be full. With Version 5.01 and later, the INFORMIX-SE database server uses the DBTEMP environment variable, but Informix Dynamic Server and INFORMIX-OnLine Dynamic Server do not.
Informix Error Code -844 Statement is too long (maximum count characters).
INFORMIX-SQL was unable to allocate a memory buffer large enough to hold this statement. Find a way to shorten the statement, or run it in two or more parts.
Informix Error Code -845 There are no user-menus in the database.
This database does not contain the sysmenus table, it is empty, or possibly the top-level menu is not named main. Check that you are using the database you intended. Consult with the person who defined the user menus for this database.
Informix Error Code -846 Number of values in load file is not equal to number of columns.
The LOAD processor counts the delimiters in the first line of the file to determine the number of values in the load file. One delimiter must exist for each column in the table or for each column in the list of columns if one is specified. Check that you specified the file that you intended and that it uses the correct delimiter character. An empty line in the text can also cause this error.
If the LOAD statement does not specify a delimiter, verify that the default delimiter matches the delimiter that is used in the file. If you are in doubt about the default delimiter, specify the delimiter in the LOAD statement.
Informix Error Code -847 Error in load file line number.
A problem exists with the data on the indicated line of the load data file. The operation stopped after it inserted lines up to but not including the line that is noted (number-1 rows have been inserted). If this operation is inside a transaction, roll back the transaction. If not, either delete the inserted rows from the table or remove the used lines from the file before you repeat the operation. To correct the file, look for additional error messages that might help isolate the problem. Possibly not enough, or too many, fields (delimiters) exist on the indicated line. Possibly a data conversion problem exists, (for example, nonnumeric characters in a numeric field, an improperly formatted DATETIME value, or a character string that is too long). Possibly a null (zero-length) field exists in a column where nulls are not allowed. Edit the load file to correct the problem. Look for similar problems in following lines, and then repeat the operation.
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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