Subject Re: [ib-support] Corrupted DB
Author Jason Chapman (JAC2)
"Svein Erling Tysvfr" <svein.erling.tysvaer@...> wrote in
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> Hi Michael!
> >The first program (used most) connects thruogh Borland BDE (newest
> Whenever the BDE is involved, assume it is the guilty party unless you are
> certain there is no error (well, since the BDE has never claimed to work
> with Firebird it's guilt may be limited)!

Slate it for being slow, not naturally client server, dificult to maintain,
but I support sites with it and _never_ heard of it directly corrupting a
db, ever.

I would try everything before changing the client code. e.g.

1) Move onto another server.
2) Packet sniff every connection string
3) Don't ever do a file copy while the DB is online (even if you don't think
people are connected [I will only copy if I can changed the GDB filename or
the service is stopped]).
4) Stop sweeps (the 20000 difference between seems a little too much of a

Is there anything else in the logs?
I have seen the BDE kill IB5.0 with 100's of open tables on 1M row tables,
but not since 5.6.