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Article ID: 937969 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0

Bug #: 50001342 (SQL Hotfix)

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SYMPTOMS

When you import data from a flat file in a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (SSIS) package, you may receive the following error message:
Warning: 0x8020200F at Data Flow Task, Flat File Source [1]: There is a partial row at the end of the file.
Additionally, the last row in the flat file may not be imported.

This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
  • The flat file is in the fixed width format.
  • The size of the flat file is slightly larger than 128 kilobytes (KB), or the size of the flat file is any multiple of 128 KB. For example, the size of the flat file is 256 KB or 512 KB.

RESOLUTION

Cumulative update information

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 2. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
936305  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936305/LN/ ) Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2005 fix release. Microsoft recommends that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
937137  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937137/LN/ ) The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 was released
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 hotfixes are created for specific SQL Server service packs. You must apply a SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 hotfix to an installation of SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2. By default, any hotfix that is provided in a SQL Server service pack is included in the next SQL Server service pack.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Add a dummy row at the end of the flat file.
  2. Import the flat file.
  3. If this problem does not occur, delete the dummy row from the destination by adding a Script task.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
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