Does the view contain a registered rowid (objectid) column?
Is the join 1:1, 1:M, or M:1?
What does 'sdetable -o describe' report for each of the tables?
What geometry storage is being used?
Did you define the table with 'sdetable -o create_view' or did you use CREATE VIEW with
'sdelayer -o register'?
What exact command did you use to create the view?