Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: (Att. Alan McDonald) Firebird DB slow on 1st transaction.
Author Alan McDonald
> I too have the same problem. It's almost exactly as Marcus described
> it a few messages back. My first load times can be 3 minutes +,
> subsequent load times may be 1 second! I've seen this with several
> databases, all are between 30-60 MB in size on Firebird 1 and 1.5. I
> have 1 GB of RAM, and am running Windows XP. If it's relevant, I'm
> using Norton 2003.

XP eh - are you sure you have diabled auto protect on files of type GDB??