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Error: Cannot write record - Disk full? - Bad record? - Read only?

Solution or Workaround

Summary

This error occurs when running BUFFER:

   Cannot write record. 
Disk full?
Bad record?
Read only?

Cause

Disk space, corrupted data, or access permissions.

Solution

1. Make sure you have enough disk space. BUFFER requires about 10-15 times the coverage size for scratch processing

2. Check the integrity of your data.

3. Check DOS variables like SCRMAN. You need to have write access to the current workspace.