Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Shadow files on a network share
Author Alan McDonald
> We had to fool firebird a little. Simply create the shadow on the
> same machine in what will be the mount point for the share. Close all
> connections, mount the share and copy the file onto the share. Reopen
> connections and firebird is quite content. Obviously this method
> suggests it is not good practice...

yes - tricky - definitely not recommended. I'm sure shadowing has something
to do with very low level disk write instructions - you'll come a cropper
very quickly with this method me thinks.