Derik Whittaker



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Linq2Sql and AutoIncrement on TinyInt

Can someone help me with this?  I was trying to insert a record into our DB where the data type was a TinyInt and received this error "The primary key column of type 'TinyInt' cannot be generated by the server. ".

I did a bit of Googling and found one post where it states the Linq does not support TinyInt for AutoIncrement columns. 

Is this true?

Is there a reason?

I was able to switch the data type to SmallInt and all was good.

Looking for feedback.

Till next time,

Posted 03-25-2008 3:15 PM by Derik Whittaker
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Shane wrote re: Linq2Sql and AutoIncrement on TinyInt
on 07-21-2008 10:55 AM

Just googled the error about tinyint, got to your site, changed to smallint and all now works well.

What did we do before google eh? :)

thanks for posting, thought it is a little worrying why this happens.

almny wrote re: Linq2Sql and AutoIncrement on TinyInt
on 10-26-2008 4:39 AM

i get the same error and try to search for the reson

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