Subject Re: [firebird-support] db became corrupt - why?
Author Ann W. Harrison
Nick Upson wrote:
> Hi, I'm running FirebirdCS- or FC8, suddenly yesturday
> programs using the database started throwing errors like this one:
> (this is from gbak)
> internal gds software consistency check (decompression overran buffer
> (179), file: sqz.cpp line: 222)
> gfix gave ...
> I did a backup and restore, which partially failed (fk indexes) which
> I was able to correct by restoring with inactive indexes and removing
> the data that was causing the problem, then I enabled the indexes.

Did you have a backup that succeeded after you started getting the
errors? Did you do a gfix -mend? Could the foreign key errors
indicate that you lost records in the master (referenced) table?

Best regards,