troubleshooting Question

reading error log through selects

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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the error log is too big, so i was hoping to use a where clause to cut it short..


SELECT top 10 * FROM fn_trace_gettable('C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Log\ERRORLOG.1', default);

but I am not able to get the above to work..

is it because it is not a trc file?
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