Subject Re: Firebird 1.5 server setup
Author rickross10
I experienced the same kinds of problems with RC5 on XP and tried
using the RC4 kit with the installer instead. I still can't get the
server started and , of course, can't connect to data with any tools -
Marathon, etc. What else might be preventing RC4 from working?

--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...>
> At 11:42 AM 14/08/2003 +0000, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've just tried to install Firebird 1.5 RC5 superserver on Windows
> >XP. I followed the instructions in the release notes draft (unzip,
> >run instreg, run instsvc), but I've experienced a few problems:
> To cut to the chase, don't try to use RC5. Get the RC4 kit (which
is an
> installer) and work with that. The release notes are DRAFT (placed
in the
> kits for the purpose of being brought up to date by those
responsible for
> building the install kits). It is quite clearly annotated that they
are not
> current.
> The RC 5 Win32 superserver kit should be withdrawn or, at least,
> described as only useful for unzipping over the top of an existing RC 4
> installation. Unfortunately, most of our kit-builders built the RC
5 kits
> in a rush and then went off on their summer hols...when they all
come back,
> there will be a RC 6. :-))
> heLen