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    File size too large" error **IN GENERAL**

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 19.01

    You get a "TPn ... File size too large" message (where TPn is "TP1" "TP2", etc.).

    Or, for instance, in running p_ret_adm_01:

    I/O error : file 'FORM_IN'
    error code: 9/194 (ANS74), pc=0, call=1, seg=0
    194 File size too large

    Or, with p_print_03, an error on the output file size.

    The "File size too large" message indicates that a file being used as input to or being output by an ALEPH program is too large.

    This max size may be either 2 Gig or 4 Gig. (See in this regard.) 4 Gig has been reported as a limit for p_ret_adm_01 input and p_print_03 output in v18. The 4GB file size limit seems to be Cobol issue.

    You need to break the input or output file into smaller pieces. In some cases, this will require doing multiple runs.

    If the job getting the error is an indexing job, then the cycle size should be reduced: see KB 8192-2152.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013