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BUG #: 18721 (SQLBUG_65)
When canceling a large UPDATE job, you may receive the following error:
Error 3307, Level 21, State 1 Process %d was expected to hold logical lock on page %d.
To work around this problem, try either of the following:
Change the lock escalation thresholds to avoid lock escalation on updates that affect many data pages. For additional information about lock escalation, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Request an explicit table lock by using the TABLOCKX optimizer hint in your UPDATE statement.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server version 6.5. This problem has been corrected in the Post Service Pack 5a Update for Microsoft SQL Server version 6.5. To install the Post Service Pack 5a Update, you must have either SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed.
For information about how to download and install the SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a, refer to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
197177 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a
If you already have SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed, you can download the Post SP5a Update from the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274036 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update
For more information, contact your primary support provider.