Subject Re: [ib-support] FB 1.0 and GBAK problems
Author Fabricio Araujo
On Tue, 19 Mar 2002 20:44:29 -0400, Daniel Rail wrote:

>I get this error message when performing a backup:
>arithmetic exception, numeric overflow, or string truncation
> gds_$receive failed
>This error always occur when trying to restore the same table time and time
>again. I verified my fields and the largest varchar field is 30
>characters, there's numeric(15,2), double precision and integer
>fields. Before replying here, look at the process below and you'll see why
>it puzzles me.
>This error pops up in an automated process at a given point that doesn't
>make sense to me. Here are the steps of the process in question:
>1. Backup database
>2. Make a copy of the database by using the copy command

Of course, the FB/IBServer is offline when this occurs (or there is no one
connected to DB, at least)?

[]s Fabricio
Systems Developer