Subject Re: [firebird-support] External Tables
Author Daniel Rail

At October 31, 2006, 5:13 PM, Bert_Herngreen wrote:

> Hello,

> Is there a maximum file size that can be used with Firebird (2.0) as
> an external table?
> If I use multiple files of 100 MB, there are no problems, but when I
> use a single file of 2.5 GB and 'insert into [Internal table] select
> from [External Table]' an IO error happens.

> I use Firebird 2.0 RC5 (on NTFS) with the fixed length file on fat32.

Most likely, FAT32 is your problem. Do you have the same problem if
the fixed length file is on NTFS?

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior Software Developer
ACCRA Consultants Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (