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On fixing an issue we are having with our backups I am following instructions where it is telling me to add the Trace Flag -g384. This is all good but I am not sure what this perameter actually does. I have had a quick google but have come up with nothing. Does anyone know what this perameter does or affects.



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Seems you mixed some points...

Check SQL Server Service Startup Options description for details about command line parameters: -g (memory allocation) and -T (trace flags)

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Thanks this cleans it up I will also now question the rest of the instucktions as they stated -g as a trace flag. – Andy Dec 7 '10 at 13:24

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