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Subject: RE: Fatal error
Thread ID: 78549 Message ID: 78557 # Views: 2 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 2:04:57 PM         
   


> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Today due to some power shortage my computer was turned off whilst in the middle of some batch processing on a large data table (3 million records).
> > >
> > > After rebooting and running the batch program I am now getting the error message "Fatal error: Exception code = C00000FD".
> > >
> > > Does anyone know what this means and how I can rectify it?
> > >
> > > I have tracked down the "Called from: " references the error message goes on to detail and all of the calls are very harmless lines of code which don't suggest any hint of anything sinister. I have also checked the field and record to which the very last line of executed code refers and can't see any corruption in the data table.
> > >
> > > My guess is corruption but if I can't find it I can't fix it.
> > >
> > > Any ideas anyone?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Russell.

> >
> > Russell,
> > Typically, the index is what gets whacked by a power failure. Try looking for corruption in the indexes. Start by simply reindexing your table. If you were using a standalone IDX type index, try re-creating it. You will probably find your trouble there.
> >
> > Ken

>
> Thanks a lot Ken. That did the trick.


I recommend UPS. A cheap UPS will cost far less than it will for you to track down and fix corrupted indexes. Worse still, what would it cost to fix the DBF if it had been corrupted? UPS are cheap!

Ken

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Fatal error Posted by Russell Hill @ 10/5/2005 12:48:58 PM
RE: Fatal error Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/5/2005 1:08:53 PM
RE: Fatal error Posted by Russell Hill @ 10/5/2005 1:49:19 PM
RE: Fatal error Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/5/2005 2:04:57 PM
RE: Fatal error Posted by Russell Hill @ 10/6/2005 1:50:25 AM