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Join this group Popular White Paper On This Topic Social Tools for ERP Applications Comparison Guide 9Replies Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be Tinaly replied Dec 2, 2008 Thank you for your quick reply, I will continue to investigate the error. To circumvent this problem, increase the REGION for the JOB. For SAS 9.2 and earlier releases of SAS, contact SAS Technical Support for a special consideration ZAP.

NOTE: Compressing data set WORK.XXX decreased size by 30.14 percent. Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving... has been run many times before with no change in logic. Using the PROC SQL option_method will help you understand how SAS is executing the query.

NOTE: PROCEDURE SUMMARY used (Total process time): real time 28:26.01 cpu time 8:27.68when trying to run I am pretty new at this application-any feed back would be helpful. Scott Barry replied Jun 24, 2010 It sounds like you need to get some assistance with validating the integrity of the file you are attempting to read, DAT.MBASE100618. We re-booted the server, then the code ran fine even for full observations.

  1. The server still have circa 1.5 GB left in space.
  2. Similar I/O error keep on occuring intermittently when running other "mature" scripts.
  3. This is supported by the fact that virtually 100% of our I/O errors can be corrected by simply re-running whatever failed either with no change or the use of SGIO.
  4. Regards Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving...
  5. If you are running SAS 9.3 TS1M1 or later or software releases prior to SAS9, then you will not be affected by this problem.
  6. Size of the output file is not sufficient to hold the data.etc Please let us know , when is the job failing ?
  7. This error can be caused by a variety of issues of which the low disk space is just one.

ERROR: FILE libref.member.DATA IS DAMAGED. You're now being signed in. The programmer who used to run this program for close to 3 years mentioned that she never got this error in the code. I mean u may not have authorization or 2nd case the size allocated for dataset is lessor than the data size??

CH Top For discussions on SAS please visit the Business Intelligence - General Discussions group. ERROR: UNIX errno = 24. The code has been split into simple steps and currently being tested in Data step. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎09-18-2012 08:19 AM Update:The code was now executed successfully without I/O error,

When I ran the scripts, I received an error message - "An I/O error has occured on file DAT.XXXXXXXX.DATA". What proc/data step activity was going on at the time of the crash, how big the file is, how big the work and sort spaces are, etc. Toolbox for IT My Home Topics People Companies Jobs White Paper Library Collaboration Tools Discussion Groups Blogs Follow Toolbox.com Toolbox for IT on Twitter Toolbox.com on Twitter Toolbox.com on Facebook Topics Is this possible?

SAS WARNING: Apparent symbolic reference N not resolved reference a variable value as variable name SAS Program runs Sucessfully with a return code zero evenif there is an error SAS Error http://support.sas.com/kb/55934 manoharsoft replied Jun 24, 2010 Hi, An I/O Error can occur for the following reasons 1. Is it on a locally attached drive on the server? Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎09-17-2012 10:55 PM Hi, nothreads options can help.Proc sql nothreads;::quit;proc sort data=

Definitely something is wrong somewhere; but I'm totally clueless. Just verify that you can actually read each data source.Good luck. It happened on "mature" script i.e. And don't forget that the WORK library is normally shared between all SAS processes running in the machine.Cheers from Portugal.Daniel Santos @ www.cgd.pt Message 9 of 10 (4,885 Views) Reply 3

Operating System and Release InformationProduct FamilyProductSystemProduct ReleaseSAS ReleaseReportedFixed*ReportedFixed*SAS SystemSAS BI ServerMicrosoft® Windows® for x649.39.49.3 TS1M09.4 TS1M3Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition9.39.3 TS1M0Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition9.39.3 TS1M0Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Somehow, after a few attempts, it manage to complete the run without any error. Tinaly replied Dec 5, 2008 I will try have the users try this Scott, we do not have a SAS administrator here-I have been in contact with SAS also. So, look at your work space, if you're sorting, make sure you have at least 3 times the original data set's size in order to sort properly.

GG replied Jun 25, 2010 Hello, I googled the phrase "sas an I/O error has occurred" and found a couple of good links which explain the possble causes of this error Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving... SAS I/O Errors unix solution Using first and last in Sas Writer Initialization Failed Error Opening Session Output File SAS Error in writing script White Papers & Webcasts VMware Virtual SAN

You might see errors such as the following, which indicate that the library is damaged or that an I/O error has occurred.

Please find below the details you have asked for:The code and error:131 data temp;132 set database.pvweek_1_12;133 where view_date='01sep2011'd;134 run;ERROR: An I/O error has occurred on file DATABASE.PVWEEK_1_12.DATA.NOTE: The data step has Similar I/O error keep on occuring intermittently when running other "mature" scripts. Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving... All product names are trademarks of their respective companies.

http://support.sas.com/kb/6/871.html Hope this helps, otherwise post your code. ERROR: UNIX errno = 24. ... has been run many times before with no change in logic. To view the RateIT tab, click here.

Can someone please help to advice? The program was running on a remote server which also bases the SAS Software. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎09-17-2012 04:56 AM Disk and memory usage should be the most interesting Please find below the details you have asked for:The code and error:131 data temp;132 set database.pvweek_1_12;133 where view_date='01sep2011'd;134 run;ERROR: An I/O error has occurred on file DATABASE.PVWEEK_1_12.DATA.NOTE: The data step has

Tinaly replied Dec 5, 2008 Here is some more information I just recieved-- PROC CONTENTS is a procedure that gives statistics on a dataset. Yes, I checked the SAS Work location which has been given 600 GB of space while the table is 90 GB. Join this group Popular White Paper On This Topic Beginner's Guide to ERP 9Replies Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | The SAS program should have the following OPTIONS settings to generate as much output as possible for meaningful diagnosis: OPTIONS SOURCE SOURCE2 MACROGEN SYMBOLGEN MLOGIC; First, you should verify that there

on my computer) to populate a dataset. Click the Hot Fix tab in this note to access the hot fix for this issue. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎09-14-2012 06:55 AM Given the diagnostics, the most likely reason is that