Subject RE: [firebird-support] .FDB file size limit
Author Bill Meaney
>> 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.