Subject Re: [firebird-support] Probs with Windows XP and P4 over 2,66 GHz
Author Daniel Rail

At August 24, 2004, 11:20, sascha_luttmann wrote:

> Hi,

> we a problem with one of our customers. He uses a fresh install of
> Windows XP Corp with sp1 together with an Intel P4 3,02 GHz. When we
> install our db application using firebird (the embedded server) we
> can't get access to the db. the app completly hangs when trying to
> connect to the db (connection is made through IBObjects). When the
> customer changes the cpu to a P4 (nothing else is changed!) with 2,66
> GHz everything works fine. So with cpus above 2,66 GHz there is no
> chance to get the app runnning. We are using rc9 of firebird 1.5.

> Is this a known prob?

Are you using any other components? i.e.: A component that gets the
CPU information, because I know of some that will hang if the the CPU
speed is higher than 2.66Ghz(and those components have been upgraded
since to support the higher CPU speeds).

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (