Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 15:38:29 -0700
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From: "Choate, Paul@DDS" <pchoate@DDS.CA.GOV>
Subject: Re: Please help me : ERROR: Write to WORK.test failed. File is
full and may be damaged
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Great suggestion Dave. The first time I opened my SAS TEMP and saw the 8
gigabytes of crash leftovers dating back a couple years I was quite
I recommend keeping a favorite folder link in SAS Explorer pointing to
SAS's TEMP directory for just such events.
DDS Data Extraction
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> L Cassell
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> Subject: Re: Please help me : ERROR: Write to WORK.test failed. File
> full and may be damaged
>  If you crash SAS, you cannot expect SAS to be alive to clean up
> tempwork directories. You may need to do this yourself. A crash
> working with an enormous data set may have left a key partition of
> disk clogged with junk. Clean up, then try again.
> David L. Cassell
> mathematical statistician
> Design Pathways
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