Subject Re: [firebird-support] Reasons for Checksum Error
Author Woody
From: "Stefan Heymann" <lists@...>
> Today one of my customers had a checksum error on a production
> database:
> database file appears corrupt ()
> bad checksum
> checksum error on database page 62220
> ISC Error Number: 335544335
> What are the possible reasons how a database page can get corrupted?

I just fixed a production db with this error. The client had power problems
for a day or two and several users were booted out at various points of
editing information. I did a gfix and ran a backup/restore while ignoring
checksums and all is well, so far.

Here is a page with some information about repairing db's:

Woody (TMW)