Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Problems with gbak
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
""Henner Kollmann"" <Henner.Kollmann@...> wrote in message
> >
> > I'd guess that it does not really hang, it is just very busy
> > doing the
> > garbage collection (GC). GC on 2.500.000 may take some time,
> > and if there
> > are indexes it will be even slower.
> Some time? Are 10 hours enough time? Tested it overnight and after 10
> hours the engine is busy....

Garbage collection happens in a low priority thread. Depending on the
system's activity, it may take long time. This is not to say that I consider
10 hours acceptable. You could try to attach with gfix and demand an
immediate garbage collection (-sweep).

Claudio Valderrama C. - -
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