FIX: Attention During Tempdb Auto Stats May Result in Server Shutdown

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BUG #: 57904 (SQLBUG_70)
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If the SQL Server server receives an attention during the creation of automatic statistics for a temporary table, an abnormal shutdown of SQL Server may occur. A stack dump is written to the SQL Server error log followed by this error message:
Error: 0, Severity: 21, State: 0
SQL Server is aborting. Fatal exception 0 caught.


Disable the auto create statistics and auto update statistics database options for the tempdb database.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.


Article ID: 278285 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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