Subject Re: [ib-support] When do FB/IB 'flush' to disk?
Author Phil Shrimpton
On Saturday 01 December 2001 08:38, you wrote:


> > Something in the documentation that basically says that when running with
> > forced writes off under Windows, the data may not be flushed to the GDB
> > file(s) until the client connection is terminated, would be OK.
> Let's clarify, then, does the problem happen to you ONLY if forced writes
> is turned off?

Yes, and only on Windows.

As others have said, Windows "Lazy write2 mode is so lazy, it won't write
till you close the DB connection. This is not too much of a problem with
"normal" use, but if you client app is connected for days, and inserting a
lot of data, things might "go squiffy"


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