Subject Re: [firebird-support] FB 1.5 on RH Linux 6.1
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
Sudheer Palaparambil wrote:

> Can I install Firebird 1.5 on R H Linux 6.1 ?
>Is it supported ?
>My server which has an AIC 7896 SCSI card is not
>loading RH Linux 8/9.
> Thank you.
>Sudheer Palaprambil

From Release Notes Page 6 and 7

Linux compatibilities
Because of a history of problems with the GNU C++ compiler, Firebird 1.5
Linux versions need higher
versions of the glibc runtimes than previously. This means,
unfortunately, that we are in a period
where the capability of a particular distro to install and run the 1.5
binaries is somewhat hard to
The following matrix may help. However, we welcome further information.
Please share your
experiences with these and other distros in the firebird-devel forum.

Distro Level Classic Superserver
Red Hat 7.x No No
8.0 Yes Yes

see you !


Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda.
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil