Subject Re: [firebird-support] FB 2.1 - small page sizes deprecated means...
Author Dmitry Yemanov
Bernard Devlin wrote:

> Does this mean that page sizes less than 4096 cannot be used even when
> explicitly set during a restore?


> I restored a db created with FB 2.1 and wanted to see how a smaller
> page size would affect performance. However, whilst gbak reported this:
> gbak:Reducing the database page size from 4096 bytes to 1024 bytes
> gbak:created database /backup/firebird/test1.rdb, page_size 1024 bytes
> when I check the page size of the newly created db using gstat it
> reports that the page size is 4096.

It looks like a minor bug in GBAK which wasn't modified accordingly. It
really passes 1024 as a page size to the server but this value is
ignored by the engine and the currently supported minimum of 4096 bytes
is used instead.