Re: Error during database creation

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 09:55:50 -0700

Philip Michael Blancett wrote:
> > Ok I specified c:\program files\emerald and it gave me
> > "Create device failed please check the device settings and try again"

This is most likely because the Emerald.dat file already exists. If
this is a prior installation, make sure you deleted the file after
deleting the database.

> I rummaged through all the previous Emails from the archives...time well
> spent but unfortunately I could not locate any previous error messages like
> mine. I did note that I could in SEM just create a database (rather than
> having Emerald do it for me) and than conduct a transfer from my current
> SQL server. I tried this once already though and it did not list the
> database I created from my current SQL server...any ideas? Any help would
> be much appreciated. Thx

Sounds like you might have manually deleted the database, but not the
database device.

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