Subject Re: [firebird-support] Empty tables after restore?
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:20 AM 24/01/2004 +1100, you wrote:
>We're having an unusual problem. We have a large-ish 3G+ gdb which
>appears to back-up happily but when it is restored the tables are empty.
>I've run gfix -v -n on the original and nothing was reported.
>Does anyone have any clues about why this might be happening or what we
>should look for?
>Linux, FB1.0.3

Best guess is that you are trying to access the database before the restore
is finished - yes, you can do that and do I need to mention that this is a
very hairy practice? Restore actually does a full rebuild of the database,
starting with metadata and later adding the data.