When you use the ONLINE option to rebuild an index in Microsoft SQL Server 2005, the operation fails, and the following error message is logged in the SQL Server error log:
<date><time> spid<spid> Error: 5180, Severity: 22, State: 1. <date><time> spid<spid> Could not open File Control Bank (FCB) for invalid file ID 29440 in database 'dbname'. Verify the file location. Execute DBCC CHECKDB.
This issue occurs because the B-tree nodes of the index are shrunk incorrectly if the insert mode for B-tree traversal is used.
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 the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
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To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previous released hotfix.
The global 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.
For all supported x86-based versions of SQL Server 2005
For all supported x64-based versions of SQL Server 2005
For all supported IA-64–based versions of SQL Server 2005
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To work around this issue, run an offline index rebuild instead of an online index rebuild.