Subject Re: [firebird-support] gds__sys_alloc failed
Author Ann W. Harrison
Stephen Boyd wrote:
> I have a customer who is running an old IB5.x server who got the
> following error:
> SQL Code = -902
> operating system directive gds__sys_alloc failed
> unable to allocate memory from operating system
> I've never seen this one before. Is this one that I need to be
> concerned about or is it just caused by a transient memory shortage?

It means that a call to malloc failed, probably because the sytem didn't
have enough swap space.