Subject Re: [ib-support] Installation problems in Firebird for Linux
Author Sujan Sreenath <>
Thank You all for the replies.

I tried all your suggestions in this order:

1. ps xa |grep ib does show that ibserver is running

2. ISQL provides the following help information, I reproduce below what is shown on the screen:

[sujan@localhost bin]$ isql
* unixODBC - isql *
* Syntax
* isql DSN [UID [PWD]] [options]
* Options
* -b Batch. No prompting etc
* -dx Delimit cols with x
* -w Wrap results in an HTML table
* -v Verbose
*etc. etc. ********************************

How do i create a DSN? Is it some kind of ODBC DSN?

3. when I run ISQL, I dont get the SQL> prompt, it just dumps me back to the command line with the help message and no errors.

4. I searched for the libcrypt library and found the following files: /lib /lib /lib /usr/lib

5. In ibaccess when it asks for the server name I type "localhost" or should I type "localhost.localdomain"?

Well, I have still not been able to get IBAccess or ISQL to work. Any suggestions.