Hi,

The following restore comand was initiated from prompt with 'n' to all the questions.

tbtape -r

Following are messages from online.log, The database never came back online, it was in 'Fast recovery' with the repeated messages 'Checkpoint Completed' in the online.log

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Tue Feb 10 02:51:13 2004

02:51:13 INFORMIX-OnLine Initialized -- Shared Memory Initialized
02:52:03 Physical Recovery Started
02:52:03 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:03 Physical Recovery Complete: 0 Pages Restored
02:52:03 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:03 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:03 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:03 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:04 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:04 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:04 Checkpoint Completed
02:52:04 Checkpoint Completed
.
.
.
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:41 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:42 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:42 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:42 Checkpoint Completed
09:43:42 Checkpoint Completed

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What could be the reasons?

Thanks
John Jayaseelan