Subject Re: [ib-support] Installation problems in Firebird for Linux
Author William L. Thomson Jr.
On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 19:22, Sujan Sreenath wrote:
> Yes, It works now.
> All that was required was this:
> ./isql - this works!!
> Thank you all.
> Just one more question.
> even though i was typing isql in the /bin folder
> why was it running the isql in the /usr/in folder. For ex.
> DOS first checks the current folder for the executables
> and the other folders in the path next. Is it not the same
> on Linux?


export PATH=$PATH:/opt/interbase/bin

You can add the above to your users

or system wide

or place it in a file in

> Can anybody recommend on how to get IBAccess working.

All I did was untarred it and ran it? I do not remember having to do
anything special.

Are you still having the same problem with it looking for libcrypt?

If so run ldconfig -p to see if any of them are listed there. You may
have to simply run ldconfig after you make the symlinks as mention in a
previous email.

> I also downloaded IB 6.01 with security patch from
> Does this have any graphical admin tool?

It will come with IBConsole, which both IBConsole and IBOConsole are
windows executables. You will need to install/run Wine in order to use

I am only aware of IBAccess having native support for Linux. Not sure if
another one exists or not?

William L. Thomson Jr.
Support Group
Obsidian-Studios Inc.
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Petaluma, Ca. 94952
Phone 707.766.9509
Fax 707.766.8989