Subject Re: [firebird-support] Corrupted database
Author Alexey Kovjazin

> Most of the databases I've seen are IB 5.6 and either ran over
> the 4GB file size limit (messy, messy, messy) or accidentally
> ran two different users on the same database with different
> attachment strings (almost as messy).

Also changing metadata on production database with connected users is very

> With IB 6+ and Firebird, almost all corrupt database were
> running on Windows with forced writes disabled and suffered an
> OS crash.
> There are a few exceptions, and we're tracking them down.

I'd like to add annoying "wrong record length" and "decompression overran
buffer" errors...

Sincerely yours,
Alexey Kovyazin