Subject RE: [firebird-support] FB Terminated abnormally
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:36 AM 3/11/2004 +1100, you wrote:

> >
> > That number is not an error code, it's 4 Gb + 1 --- 1 byte more
> > the largest
> > amount of memory that Windows can report, amongst other things. It's 2
> > more than the absolute range of numbers available to a signed 32-bit
> > integer. Hmm...what else...? One byte more than the maximum
> > limit size of
> > an external file....nice that the server was able to pick up something
> > about the OS exception before crashing.
> >
> > ./heLen
> >
>I'd love to know, then, how I got this error too when I do not have external
>files and I have always had more than ample free disk space.

Your guess...what else on your version of Windows overflows at 4 Gb that
the engine gets a message about but can't detect itself? Those were just
some ideas (as requested). A log file? SortMemUpperLimit set too high?
(Questions, not answers).