FIX: Error message when you run a full-text query in SQL Server 2000: "Error: 17883, Severity: 1, State: 0"

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Bug: #50000592 (SQL Hotfix)
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.
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package
When you run a full-text query in SQL Server 2000 while a catalog merge operation also occurs, the result set may not return quickly. When this delay occurs, the SQL Server User Mode Scheduler (UMS) may stop responding. Additionally, you may experience stalled worker request behavior.

When this problem occurs, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Error: 17883, Severity: 1, State: 0 The Scheduler %1!ld! appears to be hung. SPID %2!ld!, ECID %3! ld!, UMS Context 0x%4!p!
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 Post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
810185 SQL Server 2000 hotfix update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 and 3a
The installer does not install this hotfix correctly on x64-based systems. This installation issue occurs when the following conditions are true:
  • The system uses the Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) AMD64 processor architecture or the Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T) processor architecture.

    Note This issue does not occur on systems that use the Intel Itanium processor architecture.
  • The system is running a 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system.
  • The system is running a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2000.
We have corrected this installation issue in later builds of SQL Server 2000, starting with version 8.00.2244. When a customer who is running SQL Server 2000 on an x64-based system requests this hotfix, we will provide a build that includes this hotfix and that can be installed correctly on an x64-based system. The build that we provide will be version 8.00.2244 or a later version.

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: 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.


You must have Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to apply this hotfix.

For information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 service packs, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Restart information

If the file is being used, you must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

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 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.
SQL Server 2000 32-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Distmdl.ldfNot Applicable786,43214-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Distmdl.mdfNot Applicable2,359,29614-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Drop_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable18014-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Instdist.sqlNot Applicable747,92714-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Inst_repl_hotfix.sqlNot Applicable1,58114-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable551,01214-Apr-200509:13Not Applicable
Qfe469315.sqlNot Applicable12,30514-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Qfe469571.sqlNot Applicable19,19514-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Qfe472197.sqlNot Applicable5,15714-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Replmerg.sqlNot Applicable1,136,16006-Dec-200603:01Not Applicable
Replres.rll2000.80.1036.0159,81306-Dec-200603:05Not Applicable
Replsys.sqlNot Applicable1,088,24014-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Repltran.sqlNot Applicable986,74614-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Repl_uninstall.sqlNot Applicable5514-Apr-200509:17Not Applicable
Semobj.rll2000.80.1036.0172,03206-Dec-200603:20Not Applicable
Sp3_serv_uni.sqlNot Applicable125,54014-Apr-200509:13Not Applicable
Sqldumper.exeNot Applicable25,17206-Dec-200604:10x86
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.1036.028,67206-Dec-200603:00Not Applicable
Sqlmmc.rll2000.80.1036.0479,23206-Dec-200603:22Not Applicable
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may contain additional files.
To work around this problem, use the following guidelines when you maintain full-text catalogs.
  • Avoid incremental updates to the catalog. Instead, use change tracking to apply the full-text index changes.
  • Disable background updates. To do this, run the sp_fulltext_table stored procedure together with the stop_background_updateindex option. Do not use background updates. Instead, use the update_index option at a scheduled time to apply the full-text index changes.
  • Use the FULLTEXTCATALOGPROPERTY function to monitor the status of the catalog.
  • Use the sp_fulltext_service stored procedure together with the resource_usage option to increase the resource usage to a level of 5. The level specifies the resources that are used for the Microsoft Search Service (MSSearch). When you increase the resource_usage value, faster catalog builds occur.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information

Stack information

177eaea0 77f43741 77e41817 00000dd0 00000000		  SharedUserData!SystemCallStub+0x4177eaea4 77e41817 00000dd0 00000000 00000000 ntdll!NtWaitForSingleObject+0xc		  [d:\srv03rtm\base\ntdll\daytona\obj\i386\usrstubs.asm @ 2371]177eaf14 77e4168f 00000dd0 ffffffff 00000000		  kernel32!WaitForSingleObjectEx+0xac [d:\srv03rtm\base\win32\client\synch.c @		  1237]177eaf24 77e5e9d5 00000dd0 ffffffff 14fd1f68 kernel32!WaitForSingleObject+0xf		  [d:\srv03rtm\base\win32\client\synch.c @ 1138]177eaf34 14ec99fa 000027b0 14fd1f74 177eb01c kernel32!GetOverlappedResult+0x27		  [d:\srv03rtm\base\win32\client\error.c @ 597]177eaf68 14ec9e92 177eb020 00000014 177eb000		  tquery!CPipeClient::TransactSync+0x5e		  [d:\s20_main\babylon\tripoli\common\crequest.cxx @ 283]177eafd4 14ed204a 000000ed 00000014 177eb000		  tquery!CRequestClient::DataWriteRead+0x15d		  [d:\s20_main\babylon\tripoli\common\crequest.cxx @ 1107]177eb04c 14e9d543 00000001 177eb07c 14e47bb8		  tquery!CSvcQueryProxy::GetRowsStatistics+0x43		  [d:\s20_main\babylon\tripoli\bigtable\svcproxy.cxx @ 532]177eb0ac 14e9f754 00000001 18c704d8 00000000		  tquery!CSvcQuery::GetRowsetStatistics+0x12f		  [d:\s20_main\babylon\tripoli\icommand\svcquery.cxx @ 503]177eb320 14642e29 18c704d8 00000000 177ec954		  tquery!CRootQuerySpec::Execute+0x567		  [d:\s20_main\babylon\tripoli\icommand\qryspec.cxx @ 884]177ec0d4 00707378 18c704e0 00000000 15000064		  sqlftqry!FTGetRowsetInterface+0x1219		  [p:\sql\ntdbms\msql\fulltext\src\ftqry\sqlqry.cpp @ 957]177ec948 00706b16 00000000 21c3f4c2 404f02df		  sqlservr!CFullTextRange::GetRowsetInterface+0x39e		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\utils\sqlftqry.cpp @ 1642]177ed114 00706ed6 435b2020 000003e8 00000000		  sqlservr!CFullTextRange::GetBinding+0x522		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\utils\sqlftqry.cpp @ 1328]177ed520 004855ea 435b2020 435b2a28 177ed5ac		  sqlservr!CFullTextRange::DoNormalize+0x27e		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\utils\sqlftqry.cpp @ 1438]177ed530 00485809 435b2020 435b2a28 435b2188		  sqlservr!COledbRange::Normalize+0x38		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\utils\oledbrng.cpp @ 3370]177ed5ac 0045e61b 435b23e8 00000000 00000000 sqlservr!CAlgTable::FBind+0x16e		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\norm\colnames.cpp @ 4595]177ed5f0 0045e732 00000002 00000000 435b2140 sqlservr!FOpenAllRanges+0xdd		  [T:\shiloh\sql\ntdbms\msql\norm\colnames.cpp @ 4457]
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 the terminology that Microsoft uses when it corrects software after the software is released, 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
For more information about full-text queries in SQL Server, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:For more information about how to optimize SQL Server full-text indexing, visit the following MSDN Web site:For more information about this issue, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
319892 New concurrency and scheduling diagnostics have been added to SQL Server
888666 You may receive a 17883 error message when you run full-text queries in SQL Server 7.0 or SQL Server 2000

Article ID: 929410 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 05:29:00 - Revision: 4.0

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