Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Firebird and Laptops
Author Artur Anjos
This is a well-know problem with Windows XP.
Solution: Turn off system restore or rename your database to .fdb instead of

btw, this is not a support list. You should post your questions in


----- Original Message -----
From: "Hannes Streicher" <hstreicher@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 8:08 AM
Subject: [Firebird-general] Firebird and Laptops

> Hi all,
> i am new to this list , and i am using firebird fro about a year now ,
> on a windows server , and on the road on a laptop,
> on the laptop i have a major inconvenience
> nearly every time i start the programm , firebird takes some 5 to 10
> minutes engraving (or whatever) my harddisk
> initially i thought this is the sweep but then on the road i do not
> have 20000 transactions from one day to the other
> the database is backuped on the server , the backupfile is copied to
> the laptop , and then restored,
> i am using win xp pro ,
> firebird is the sourceforge binaries for win32
> runing as a service
> and i observed this on all three versions 1.00 1,02 and 1.03
> is this a normal behaviour , or am i missing some settings ?
> thanks for the help in advance
> --
> regards
> Hannes Streicher mailto:HStreicher@...