Subject RE: [ib-support] GBAK and crontab
Author Gerhardus Geldenhuis
There is quite a lot of
INET/inet_error: read errno = xxx(104 and 111)

as well as
/opt/interbase/bin/ibguard:guardian starting bin/ibserver

and thirdly
/opt/interbase/bin/ibguard: bin/server terminated abnormally (-1)

all of these errors have the following line at the top
localhost.localdomain (Client) Date

I also sometimes get
INET/INET_connect: gethostbyname failed, error code = 2

Frankly this worries me because I dont know what is causing this.

What I dont understand is how does this relate to gbak. Gbak works
fine when I execute it but not when crontab does.
I have given the script and the directory where the file is written
full permissions to the group and user which is both root.

All this machine is supposed to do is do database serving.

We do have some networking problems because the xp machines are
having trouble to see the rest of the network we dont have a pdc
or dns server. All client accessing is done via direct tcp/ip.
Our clients are programmed in Delphi, connections are specified and not a machine name. The network is a mix of w2k
and xp. When I get time I want to make the db-server a dns and samba
pdc as well. That will hopefully sort out some network as well as
database problems.

I have not set or changed anything special. I have done a normal
FB rpm installation and followed all the relevant install instructions.

I am running Super Server version LI-V6.2.796 Firebird 1.0

I changed my crontab to execute it a bit earlier. I then double checked the
log file to see if there were any entries created for that time, but there
were none.

I also checked /var/log/cron
and errors and warnings files. They were both empty

There was also automatically a log file created for my script under
/var/log/ which is also empty.


> Gerhardus Geldenhuis wrote:
> > I have checked the log files in /var/log/crontab and in
> /var/log but there
> > is no entries in them that could point to what goes wrong.
> >
> What about /opt/interbase/interbase.log?
> Paul
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