Subject Re[2]: [Firebird-general] Firebird and Laptops
Author Hannes Streicher
Hello Pavel and all others who replied ,

PC> On 13 Jun 2003 at 9:08, Hannes Streicher wrote:

>> 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
PC> snip
>> 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 ?

PC> Most likely you have System restore ON and your database has .gdb
PC> extension, so your "smart" XP are making a backup of it. The fix is
PC> simple: turn OFF System restore XP feature, or change extension of your
PC> databases (to .fdb for example).

yes that did solve the problem, and some others like the disapearing

there shud be a note in the installation readme , warning about that

Hannes Streicher mailto:HStreicher@...