Subject RE: [firebird-support] .FDB file size limit
Author Dan Wilson
On 4/20/2005 at 2:25 PM Bill Meaney wrote:

> We recently tried to restore a Firebird 1.5 database on Windows 2000. We
> are
> using a pagesize of 8192 and a page count of 524288 giving a filesize of
> 4,294,967,296 (4GB). We restored the file three times and each of the
> times
> we got gds consistency check error when we used the file. When we changed
> the page count down to 524280, we are able to restore the file and use it
> without error.
> This has happened both at a client site and here on Windows XP.
> Any ideas why this may be happening?

What file system are you using? Fat-32 or NTFS?

Under Fat-32, you won't be able to do what you tried.
Under NTFS, it should work just fine. I have databases much larger than that.