Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird performance on Dual Core machine
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
Hello Helen,

>>I have one occasion, namely my development machine (Windows XP Prof.
>>SP2), where I can't get Classic work either. I've tried nearly
>>everything (incl. disabling any firewalls ...) without luck. One thing I
>>haven't tried yet is re-installing the entire machine, which won't
>>happen. ;-)
>>At connect time, I'm seeing with TCPView for a short time (~1 second)
>>one additional fb_inet_server.exe process and then the process
>>disappears. I get one entry in the firebird.log file after that, namely:
>>TOMSTONE Wed Jan 04 00:39:21 2006
>> INET/inet_error: select in packet_receive errno = 10038
> I recall when XP SP2 came out, there was some RAS bug that disabled the
> entire range of localhost IP addresses except, i.e. it wouldn't
> step up the final field of the address on successive localhost connections.
> There's a hotfix for it. See

Tried that. It doesn't help. Thanks for the suggestion.