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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: sp_serverinfo error and MS SQL 7.0
Date: Oct 26 1999 8:24PM
Wechsler, Steven M wrote:
> OK, we've been successfully connecting to SQL Server 7.0 for several months
> now, using DB-Library with Sybperl (we're using the patched MS-SQL Server
> rather than the fixed version of Sybperl).
> However, whenever we connect, we get an error message saying:
> Msg 2812, Level 16, State 62
> Server 'servername',
> Could not find stored procedure 'sp_serverinfo'.
> It appears that either DB-Library or Sybperl is running this sp_serverinfo
> command. However, even without a successful run of sp_serverinfo,
> everything elase appears to work fine.
> Sybooks makes two mentions of sp_serverinfo, but only in passing (i.e. when
> it is mentioning what stored procedures access a different procedure). A
> search of Usenet turned up similarly useless information.
> Any idea what causes this error, and if there's a way to suppress it? I
> know, I could modify the error handler to specifically ignore this message
> on connecting, but sometimes I prefer to use nsql's built-in error handlers.
I don't know where in sybperl this proc would get called...
My guess would be that something else is calling this proc, but I don't
know where that would happen (or if it should happen on login...???)