Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Internal gds ... problem
Author Milan Babuskov
Aage Johansen wrote:
> "Milan Babuskov " wrote:
> > I made some updates to my database DDL, and once I disconnected, I
> > cannot reconnect again. I get this error from isql:
> > Statement failed, SQLCODE = -902
> > internal gds software consistency check (decompression overran buffer
> > (179))
> > Server is Firebird 1.0.2.
> > I cannot gbak, or gfix, both throw the same error as above.
> >
> > Any suggestions how to save the data in this database?
> > It's is not very important (I can reproduce the data with some
> > effort), but it would be better if I could get it back.
> You could try "gfix -mend ..." followed by backup+restore. May - or may
> not - work.

Already did. Gfix quits immediately without doing anything.

> Have you considered ibsurgeon (from devrace)?

I have downloaded it yesterday, and run it, but didn't know what to do.
I didn't even know where to look for error.

I have some backup of that database (about 16 hours of work is lost), so
the data will be reentered. I just wanted to extract data from broken
database to make sure nothing is missed.