Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Crash corrupted database file
Author Leyne, Sean
> >> windowsXP + "E:\dbfile.gdb" - the well-known, documented-to-death case
> >> is an obvious cause. Try changing the file suffix to ".fdb".
> >
> > What are you referring to here? Can you point me to a link? What
> > difference does the extension make?
> >
> .gdb is a "managed" extension in windows (so XP "manages" changes to the
> file), better still back up the .gdb, with FlameRobin, & restore to .fdb.
> You'll likely find you are then back on track.

Backup/Restore is not required, simply rename the file.