FIX: Error message when you use a loopback linked server to run a distributed query in SQL Server 2000: "Could not perform the requested operation because the minimum query memory is not available"

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Article ID: 890742 - View products that this article applies to.
BUG #: 472848 (SQL Server 8.0)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by the hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

When you use a loopback linked server to run a distributed query in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, you may receive error messages that are similar to the following:
Server: Msg 8651, Level 17, State 1, Line 1 Could not perform the requested operation because the minimum query memory is not available. Decrease the configured value for the 'min memory per query' server configuration option.
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
810185 SQL Server 2000 hotfix update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 and 3a

CAUSE

Some memory is leaked every time that a new connection is created by using the loopback linked server.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

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

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

    For information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
  • SQL Server 2000 hotfix build 2000.80.977

    For information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 post-SP3a hotfix build 2000.80.977, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    888007 You receive a "The product does not have a prerequisite update installed" error message when you try to install a SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. The SQL Server services are restarted automatically as part of the hotfix installation process.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Autoplt.dll2000.80.993.0664,12801-Dec-200419:57x86
Console.exe2000.80.993.078,40001-Dec-200419:57x86
Ctasksui.dll2000.80.993.0332,35201-Dec-200419:57x86
Custtask.dll2000.80.993.0315,96801-Dec-200419:57x86
Dbmslpcn.dll2000.80.993.033,34001-Dec-200419:57x86
Distmdl.ldfNot Applicable786,43208-Apr-200421:42Not Applicable
Distmdl.mdfNot Applicable2,359,29608-Apr-200421:42Not Applicable
Drop_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable18030-Sep-200322:55Not Applicable
Dtspkg.dll2000.80.993.01,905,21601-Dec-200419:57x86
Dtspump.dll2000.80.993.0528,96001-Dec-200419:57x86
Dtsui.dll2000.80.993.01,557,05201-Dec-200419:57x86
Dtswiz.dll2000.80.993.0639,55201-Dec-200419:57x86
Instdist.sqlNot Applicable747,92730-Sep-200322:55Not Applicable
Inst_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable1,58130-Sep-200322:55Not Applicable
Isqlw.exe2000.80.993.0352,82801-Dec-200419:57x86
Itwiz.exe2000.80.993.082,49201-Dec-200419:57x86
Msgprox.dll2000.80.993.090,69201-Dec-200419:57x86
Mssdi98.dll8.11.41022.0226,30429-Oct-200408:16x86
Odsole70.dll2000.80.993.062,02401-Dec-200419:57x86
Opends60.dll2000.80.993.025,14401-Dec-200419:58x86
Osql.exe2000.80.993.057,90401-Dec-200419:57x86
Pfutil80.dll2000.80.993.0279,10401-Dec-200419:57x86
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable550,78030-Sep-200322:48Not Applicable
Qfe469315.sqlNot Applicable12,30508-Apr-200421:42Not Applicable
Qfe469571.sqlNot Applicable19,19508-Apr-200421:42Not Applicable
Qfe472197.sqlNot Applicable5,15727-Aug-200400:14Not Applicable
Qrdrsvc.exe2000.80.993.0143,94001-Dec-200419:57x86
Replmerg.sqlNot Applicable1,106,77601-Dec-200418:49Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2000.80.993.0221,76801-Dec-200419:57x86
Replrec.dll2000.80.993.0307,78401-Dec-200419:57x86
Replres.rll2000.80.993.0159,81301-Dec-200418:56Not Applicable
Replsys.sqlNot Applicable1,086,92527-Aug-200400:14Not Applicable
Repltran.sqlNot Applicable986,60330-Sep-200322:55Not Applicable
Repl_uninstall.sqlNot Applicable5525-Nov-200400:04Not Applicable
Rinitcom.dll2000.80.993.0287,30401-Dec-200419:57x86
Sdiclnt.dll2000.80.993.078,41601-Dec-200419:57x86
Semmap.dll2000.80.993.066,11201-Dec-200419:57x86
Semnt.dll2000.80.993.057,91601-Dec-200419:57x86
Semobj.dll2000.80.993.0492,09601-Dec-200419:57x86
Semobj.rll2000.80.993.0172,03201-Dec-200419:20Not Applicable
Snapshot.exe2000.80.993.053,83201-Dec-200419:57x86
Sp3_serv_uni.sqlNot Applicable117,83430-Sep-200322:48Not Applicable
Sqlagent.dll2000.80.993.028,67201-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqlagent.exe2000.80.993.0311,87201-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqlakw32.dll2000.80.993.0168,00101-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqlctr80.dll2000.80.993.033,34401-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.993.04,215,36001-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqldumper.exeNot Applicable25,17201-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.993.028,67201-Dec-200418:48Not Applicable
Sqlmaint.exe2000.80.993.0156,22401-Dec-200419:57x86
Sqlmap70.dll2000.80.993.0180,79201-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlmmc.dll2000.80.993.0188,99201-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlmmc.rll2000.80.993.0479,23201-Dec-200419:12Not Applicable
Sqlqry.dll2000.80.993.0401,98401-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlrepss.dll2000.80.993.057,92001-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlservr.exe2000.80.993.07,716,94501-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.993.0590,39601-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqlvdi.dll2000.80.993.045,64401-Dec-200419:58x86
Sqsrvres.dll2000.80.993.0106,58801-Dec-200419:58x86
Ssmsgnet.dll2000.80.993.033,34001-Dec-200419:58x86
Ssmslpcn.dll2000.80.993.033,34001-Dec-200419:58x86
Ssmsqlgc.dll2000.80.993.033,34001-Dec-200419:58x86
Ssnetlib.dll2000.80.993.082,49201-Dec-200419:58x86
Ssnmpn70.dll2000.80.993.025,14801-Dec-200419:58x86
Stardds.dll2000.80.993.0123,45601-Dec-200419:58x86
Svrnetcn.dll2000.80.993.0158,24001-Dec-200419:58x86
Svrnetcn.exe2000.80.993.076,41601-Dec-200419:57x86
Ums.dll2000.80.993.049,22801-Dec-200419:58x86
Xplog70.dll2000.80.993.074,30401-Dec-200419:58x86
Xpweb70.dll2000.80.993.098,87201-Dec-200419:58x86
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, stop and then restart the SQL Server service.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about loopback linked servers, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa213286(SQL.80).aspx
For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 890742 - Last Review: November 2, 2007 - Revision: 2.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition
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