Subject Re: [firebird-support] Consistency Check When Backing Up
Author Kurt Federspiel
Thanks, Helen.

Can you elaborate how to determine whether it is a Disk or RAM error using GBAK & GFIX?

I have a couple back-up copies...

> From: Helen Borrie <helebor@...>
> To:
> Sent: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 3:48:11 PM
> Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Consistency Check When Backing Up


> Actually, running a full gbak backup is a good way to
> confirm a disk or RAM problem, if you have had unexplained
> errors during database usage. You can use it in combination
> with the validation and repair tools in gfix to try to
> pinpoint what kind of errors are occurring. Just make sure
> that, before you start playing around with these things, you
> take the database *right* off line and file-copy it to
> somewhere safe.
> ./heLen