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An attempt to run the "sp_spaceused syslogs,@updateusage=true" (without quotation marks) command from command line isql within a database that has not been set to single-user mode fails as follows:
SQL Server 6.0 or 6.5 in Windows NT 3.51The following error message appears:
Msg 2595, Level 16, State 90
Database 'test' must be set to single-user mode before executing
this command. DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed
error message, see your System Administrator.
Then the following error message appears:
The instruction at "0x10207d36" referenced memory at "0x00040029."
The memory could not be "written."
SQL Server 6.5 in Windows NT 4.0The error message mentioned above (Msg 2595) does not appear; however, the calling process stops responding (hangs) and must be terminated.
Some GUI ApplicationsThe command runs to completion from a graphical user interface (GUI) application and returns a result set after the error mentioned above (Msg 2595) appears.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft SQL Server versions 6.0 and 6.5. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.