Default Device for the sybsyntax Database

The sybsyntax database requires device space that is at least as large as the model database. By default, the sybsyntax installation scripts install the sybsyntax database on the device that is designated as the default database device.

If you have not used sp_diskdefault to change the status of the master device (which is installed as the default disk) or to specify another default device, the scripts install sybsyntax on the master device. SAP recommends that you do not use this configuration, because sybsyntax uses valuable space, that is best left available for future expansion of the master database.

To avoid installing sybsyntax on the master device, do one of: