FIX: Error message when you use SQL Server 2000: "Time out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3"

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Article ID: 898709 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 474287 (SQL Server 8.0)
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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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This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for applying this hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix package
  • Whether this hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes after you apply this hotfix package
  • The files that are contained in this hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

In SQL Server 2000, you may notice that the following error message has been logged in the SQL Server Errorlog file:
Time out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3,bp 0x1751380, page 1:1572), stat 0xb, object ID 2:600296667:2, EC 0x2C131568 : 0, waittime 72300. Continuing to wait. Waiting for type 0x3, current count 0xc0002a, current owning EC 0x2C131568.
In the error message, latch type 3 indicates that the SQL Server process is trying to acquire an update (UP) latch.

For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 post-service pack hotfixes, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
894905 Cumulative list of the hotfixes that are available for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the latch wait occurs. The SQL Server process is waiting to acquire a UP latch on the buffer on which it already has acquired an exclusive (EX) latch. This problem only occurs under rare conditions.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Important If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed on your computer, you must install Cumulative Hotfix for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 - Build 2187 to fix this problem.

To obtain Cumulative Hotfix for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 - Build 2187, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9c9ab140-bdee-44df-b7a3-e6849297754a

Prerequisites

  • This hotfix requires Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a (SP3a).

    For information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP3a, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
  • Cumulative Hotfix for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 - Build 2187 requires SQL Server 2000 SP4.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry after you apply this hotfix.

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 of 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 item in Control Panel.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP3a-based hotfix
SQL Server 2000, 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Autoplt.dll2000.80.1024.0664,12805-May-200521:34x86
Console.exe2000.80.1024.078,40005-May-200521:34x86
Ctasksui.dll2000.80.1024.0332,35205-May-200521:34x86
Custtask.dll2000.80.1024.0315,96805-May-200521:34x86
Dbmslpcn.dll2000.80.1024.033,34005-May-200521:34x86
Distmdl.ldfNot Applicable786,43214-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Distmdl.mdfNot Applicable2,359,29614-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Drop_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable18014-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Dtspkg.dll2000.80.1024.01,905,21605-May-200521:34x86
Dtspump.dll2000.80.1024.0528,96005-May-200521:34x86
Dtsui.dll2000.80.1024.01,557,05205-May-200521:34x86
Dtswiz.dll2000.80.1024.0639,55205-May-200521:34x86
Impprov.dll2000.80.1024.0102,99205-May-200521:34x86
Instdist.sqlNot Applicable747,92714-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Inst_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable1,58114-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Isqlw.exe2000.80.1024.0352,82805-May-200521:34x86
Itwiz.exe2000.80.1024.082,49205-May-200521:34x86
Msgprox.dll2000.80.1024.090,69205-May-200521:34x86
Mssdi98.dll8.11.41022.0226,30414-Apr-200509:59x86
Odsole70.dll2000.80.1024.062,02405-May-200521:34x86
Opends60.dll2000.80.1024.025,14405-May-200521:34x86
Osql.exe2000.80.1024.057,90405-May-200521:34x86
Pfutil80.dll2000.80.1024.0279,10405-May-200521:34x86
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable551,01214-Apr-200510:13Not Applicable
Qfe469315.sqlNot Applicable12,30514-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Qfe469571.sqlNot Applicable19,19514-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Qfe472197.sqlNot Applicable5,15714-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Qrdrsvc.exe2000.80.1024.0143,94005-May-200521:34x86
Replmerg.sqlNot Applicable1,136,16005-May-200507:03Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2000.80.1024.0221,76805-May-200521:34x86
Replrec.dll2000.80.1024.0307,78405-May-200521:34x86
Replres.rll2000.80.1024.0159,81305-May-200507:06Not Applicable
Replsys.sqlNot Applicable1,088,24014-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Repltran.sqlNot Applicable986,74614-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Repl_uninstall.sqlNot Applicable5514-Apr-200510:17Not Applicable
Rinitcom.dll2000.80.1024.0287,30405-May-200521:34x86
Sdiclnt.dll2000.80.1024.078,41605-May-200521:34x86
Semexec.dll2000.80.1024.0823,87205-May-200521:34x86
Semmap.dll2000.80.1024.066,11205-May-200521:34x86
Semnt.dll2000.80.1024.057,91605-May-200521:34x86
Semobj.dll2000.80.1024.0492,09605-May-200521:34x86
Semobj.rll2000.80.1024.0172,03205-May-200507:28Not Applicable
Snapshot.exe2000.80.1024.053,83205-May-200521:34x86
Sp3_serv_uni.sqlNot Applicable125,54014-Apr-200510:13Not Applicable
Sqlagent.dll2000.80.1024.028,67205-May-200521:33x86
Sqlagent.exe2000.80.1024.0311,87205-May-200521:34x86
Sqlakw32.dll2000.80.1024.0168,00105-May-200521:33x86
Sqlctr80.dll2000.80.1024.033,34405-May-200521:34x86
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.1024.04,215,36005-May-200521:34x86
Sqldumper.exeNot Applicable25,17205-May-200521:34x86
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.1024.028,67205-May-200507:02Not Applicable
Sqlmaint.exe2000.80.1024.0156,22405-May-200521:34x86
Sqlmap70.dll2000.80.1024.0180,79205-May-200521:34x86
Sqlmmc.dll2000.80.1024.0188,99205-May-200521:34x86
Sqlmmc.rll2000.80.1024.0479,23205-May-200507:21Not Applicable
Sqlqry.dll2000.80.1024.0401,98405-May-200521:34x86
Sqlrepss.dll2000.80.1024.057,92005-May-200521:34x86
Sqlservr.exe2000.80.1024.07,721,04105-May-200521:34x86
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.1024.0590,39605-May-200521:34x86
Sqlvdi.dll2000.80.1024.045,64405-May-200521:34x86
Sqsrvres.dll2000.80.1024.0106,58805-May-200521:34x86
Ssmsgnet.dll2000.80.1024.033,34005-May-200521:34x86
Ssmslpcn.dll2000.80.1024.033,34005-May-200521:34x86
Ssmsqlgc.dll2000.80.1024.033,34005-May-200521:34x86
Ssnetlib.dll2000.80.1024.082,49205-May-200521:34x86
Ssnmpn70.dll2000.80.1024.025,14805-May-200521:34x86
Stardds.dll2000.80.1024.0123,45605-May-200521:34x86
Svrnetcn.dll2000.80.1024.0158,26805-May-200521:34x86
Svrnetcn.exe2000.80.1024.076,41605-May-200521:34x86
Ums.dll2000.80.1024.049,22805-May-200521:34x86
Xplog70.dll2000.80.1024.074,30405-May-200521:34x86
Xpweb70.dll2000.80.1024.098,87205-May-200521:34x86
SQL Server 2000, Itanium architecture version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dbmslpcn.dll2000.80.1024.056,83206-May-200508:46IA-64
Distmdl.ldfNot Applicable786,43206-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Distmdl.mdfNot Applicable2,359,29606-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Impprov.dll2000.80.1024.0244,73606-May-200508:46IA-64
Instdist.sqlNot Applicable747,92706-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Msgprox.dll2000.80.1024.0185,85606-May-200508:46IA-64
Mssdi98.dll8.11.41022.0742,91206-May-200508:46IA-64
Odsole70.dll2000.80.1024.0150,52806-May-200508:46IA-64
Opends60.dll2000.80.1024.027,13606-May-200508:46IA-64
Osql.exe2000.80.1024.0148,99206-May-200508:46IA-64
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable551,01206-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Qrdrsvc.exe2000.80.1024.0353,28006-May-200508:46IA-64
Replmerg.sqlNot Applicable1,136,16006-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2000.80.1024.0535,55206-May-200508:46IA-64
Replrec.dll2000.80.1024.0769,02406-May-200508:46IA-64
Replres.rll2000.80.1024.0146,43206-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Replsys.sqlNot Applicable1,088,24006-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Repltran.sqlNot Applicable986,74606-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Rinitcom.dll2000.80.1024.0650,24006-May-200508:46IA-64
Semmap.dll2000.80.1024.0160,76806-May-200508:46IA-64
Semnt.dll2000.80.1024.0132,60806-May-200508:46IA-64
Snapshot.exe2000.80.1024.088,57606-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlagent.dll2000.80.1024.010,24006-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlagent.exe2000.80.1024.01,055,23206-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlboot.dll2000.80.1024.090,11206-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlctr80.dll2000.80.1024.032,25606-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.1024.013,845,50406-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqldumper.exeNot Applicable39,93606-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.1024.019,96806-May-200508:46Not Applicable
Sqlmaint.exe2000.80.1024.0493,56806-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlmap70.dll2000.80.1024.023,04006-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlrepss.dll2000.80.1024.0152,06406-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlservr.exe2000.80.1024.024,953,85606-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.1024.0616,96006-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqlvdi.dll2000.80.1024.0120,32006-May-200508:46IA-64
Sqsrvres.dll2000.80.1024.0227,32806-May-200508:46IA-64
Ssmslpcn.dll2000.80.1024.053,76006-May-200508:46IA-64
Ssmsqlgc.dll2000.80.1024.059,90406-May-200508:46IA-64
Ssnetlib.dll2000.80.1024.0256,00006-May-200508:46IA-64
Ssnmpn70.dll2000.80.1024.020,99206-May-200508:46IA-64
Svrnetcn.dll2000.80.1024.0430,08006-May-200508:46IA-64
Svrnetcn.exe2000.80.1024.0185,85606-May-200508:46IA-64
Xplog70.dll2000.80.1024.0183,29606-May-200508:46IA-64
Xpweb70.dll2000.80.1024.0187,39206-May-200508:46IA-64

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, 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.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the naming schema for Microsoft 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 about software update terminology, 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: 898709 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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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