Subject Re: [ib-support] Interchanging file between Linux Windows and IB6 FB1
Author Paul Schmidt
On 19 Mar 2002 at 1:19, Helen Borrie wrote:

> At 01:09 PM 18-03-02 +0200, you wrote:
> >Hi
> >I just want to know I have a IB6 database on a NT4 server. Would it
> >be save to merely copy the whole database(unconnected and servers
> >stopped) to the Linuxbox and then access it with FB1. Both still use
> >the same ODS so I assume it would be save. I dont want to make
> >assumptions thats why I am asking. Should I rather move the datbase
> >with something like gbak?
> If you are changing platforms then you MUST use GBAK, using the
> -transportable switch. Windows and Linux have totally different
> filesystems, so Linux won't be able to read a Windows file.

Since when? Linux on my one machine, has no problems whatsoever reading from
and writing to a Windows partition on the same machine.

PaulPaul Schmidt
Tricat Technologies