Subject Re: [firebird-support] "internal gds software consistency check" "cannot find tip page"
Author Alexey Kovjazin

> Can anyone shed some light on why this may have occured?

Look here

> The last thing I had done was to develop and test a restore function
> of the database using iboAdmin components. I have created the
> database using a trial edition of IB Manager

I don't think your error is related to backup/restore.
Possible reason is power loss or abnormal termination of fbserver during
some intensive operation when a lot of transaction were started/ended.

Sincerely yours,
Alexey Kovyazin