Subject RE: [firebird-support] GBAK hang problem
Author Dave Byrne
Thanks Alexandre, Steve and Pavel,

When I used the -g switch, both databases backed up fine.

Thanks again,


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Pavel Menshchikov
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 3:24 PM
To: Dave Byrne
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] GBAK hang problem

Hello Dave,

DB> I have a Firebird 1.5.2 database file that is 230 MB and I try to
DB> it up with the following command:

DB> C:\public\gbaktest>gbak -v -t -b
DB> c:\public\gbaktest\asset5.fdb -user
DB> sysdba -pas masterkey c:\public\gbaktest\asset5.fbk

DB> At this point I also notice that the fbserver.exe process starts to
DB> up 90% of the CPU.
DB> I CTRL-C gbak but fbserver.exe continues to hog the CPU.
DB> No one else is using the database. I restarted the firebird service
DB> prior to running gbak to guarantee a fresh start.
DB> I have two separate (large) test databases that display this same
DB> problem. I also have several that work fine.
DB> Also, just in case this is relevant, the ASSET_EVENT table contains
DB> several million records.
DB> Any ideas on what could be going wrong here?

Garbage collecting? Try to disable it with the appropriate
command-line switch.

Best regards,
Pavel Menshchikov


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