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24 Jul 2000 "Can't load library libncurses.so.4: can't open file" starting isql in IB 5.11 on Redhat 5.0 Linux
The error is due to Redhat 5.0 not having this library.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 "Decompression overran buffer (179)" error when connecting to database
Backup was created via file copy instead of transportable backup format
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 ** QLI error: expected left parenthesis, encountered "file" **
QLI doesn't support the EXTERNAL FILE option of the CREATE TABLE statement.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 A Possible explanation for "Decompression overran buffer" errors
Most likely cause is copying files between different platforms
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 A possible solution for "unavailable database" errors on Database Create
You cannot create a database if the server is not running.
Borland Staff FAQ
30 May 2001 Aborting GBAK when the destination drive is full
Press Control-C to abort GBAK
Quinn Wildman FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Alternatives to running a full GBAK and RESTORE
GFIX and ALTER INDEX may do what you require
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 An alternative to using gsplit on UNIX systems - For InterBase v4.x and previous
InterBase 4.x and earlier had a limit of 2 GB for backup files
Borland Staff FAQ
13 Feb 2003 Batch file that detects for connection problems
Batch file that only works on NT, 2000 or XP which hopes to identify simple connection problems
Quinn Wildman FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Can I create indexes in the inactive state?
Under GDML, you can create indexes in the inactive state with the "define index" command. Here is the GDML syntax to create an inactive index:
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Copying a database file would result in corruption in NetWare 4.1.1 using NCOPY
Use GBAK instead.
Borland Staff FAQ
21 Jun 2002 Creating a primary key when your table has no unique records
Describes a simple technique to add a key regardless of the format of your data
Quinn Wildman FAQ
24 Jul 2000 database file appears corrupt (wrong type page) - page xxxx is of wrong type
There are a few options to try, but some data may be lost.
Borland Staff FAQ
20 Mar 2001 Database Validation and Repair
This document describes exactly what gfix does when it attempts to validate or repair a database.
Quinn Wildman TI
24 Jul 2000 Do I Still Need to Backup and Restore to Balance my Indexes?
Backup and Restore is still recommended
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Encounter "invalid database handle" when running embedded C application
Invalid path to database can cause the error
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Error: Exiting before completion due to errors. (target file being remote)
The target file for a backup must be local
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Error: "Unable to open database. Username & password not defined!"
I encounter the error of "Unable to open database. Username & password not defined!" when I enter the command: "gsec -modify "SYSDBA" -pw '1234' "
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Error: cannot format message 14:0, message text not found
If you get this error message in standard output, it normally means one of the following:<BR>a) Improper installation of a new kit when previous version kit exists<BR>b) Interbase.msg file is corrupted.<BR>c) Wrong interbase.msg file; because of issue a
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 GBAK and using the -g (garbage) collection switch
When using -g is good and when it is not good
Borland Staff FAQ

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