FIX: Transaction Log Restores May Fail with 3456 Error

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BUG #: 352799 (SHILOH_BUGS)
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Transaction log restores may fail with a 3456 error message when minimally logged operations (bcp, SELECT INTO, and so forth) are performed on the server. The error message text is similar to the following:
Redo of log record 00000018:00000036:0001 for transaction 0000:000027c2 failed on page %S_PGID for database Northwind. Page: LSN = %S_LSN, type = %ld. Log: OpCode = %ld, context %ld, PrevPageLSN: %S_LSN.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack


NOTE: The following hotfix was created prior to Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Version      File name      

   8.00.0269    s80269i.exe    
NOTE: Due to file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the preceding files may also contain additional files.


To avoid this problem, use a full recovery model on the database.

To change the recovery model, use these steps:
  1. Open Enterprise Manager.
  2. In Enterprise Manager, click to select a database name. Click Properties, and then click Options.
  3. In the Options dialog box, select Full for the recovery model.
To change the recovery model from the SQL Server Query Analyzer by using Transact-SQL, run the following command:


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 295644 - Last Review: November 5, 2003 - Revision: 3.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
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