Subject Re: [ib-support] IB6 on RedHat 7.3
Author Scott Taylor
At 07:12 AM 23/08/2002, you wrote:
>Good morning everyone,

Good morning Darin,

> Anyway, here's my issue(s). I have RedHat 7.3 installed on a Compaq
>server. I have Interbase 6 installed with ncurses3 and ncurses 4 installed.
>have a script called ibserver located in /etc/init.d and have symlinked to
>the /rc.d/rc3.d directory, then rebooted the computer.

There is no need to reboot a Linux server, just use the command
/etc/rc.d/init.d/ibserver {start|stop|status|restart|reload}

> The server starts up just fine. I can register the server with
> IBConsole
>and/or IB Expert. However, when I try to open a database, the program(s)
>tell me they can not find the file/folder. The folder and file are both
>shared through Samba, with all the permissions available.


Where is the physical location of your database? It must be on the server,
not on any shared directories.

You need to connect to the gds, not open it like a file, the gds takes care
any file handling.
connect using

While you are at it, remove the Samba share, it's not necessary.

Here is some useful reading for you too: