Subject Re: [firebird-support] TMP space required during restore
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> gbak: ERROR: I/O error for file "/tmp/fb_sort__M9plMy"
> gbak: ERROR: Error while trying to write to file
> gbak: ERROR: No space left on device
> We've started getting this error when restoring an 11GB database. How
> much space should we estimate for temp files?

Twice the size is an old and possibly still a good guess, I think. It
all depends on the number and size of the indices.

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer (^TS^)
Firebird Technology Evangelist