Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird 1.5 install on mandrake 10
Author Carlos H. Cantu
Firebird Classic is not started when Linux is booted. Xinetd starts it
when it receives a request on the firebird port, usually 3050.

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r> --- In, Avi Schwartz <firebird@c...>
r> wrote:
>> rsa_dude2002 wrote:
>> >Hi all quick question how do you start the service for firebird
r> 1.5
>> >on the old firebird it started automatically but it seems fb 1.5
r> does
>> >not start automatically.
>> >
>> >
>> The FB installation creates a startup script but it may not set it
r> up to
>> be started automatically. Try the following:
>> As root, run from the command line: chkconfig --list
>> If you see firebird in the list then verify that it shows something
r> like:
>> firebird 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off
>> If all entries show as 'off' then run: chkconfig firebird on
>> Next time you start your machine FB should start automatically.
>> If firebird does not show up at all, try: chkconfig --add firebird
>> and then try to turn it on.
>> If you do see that FB is set properly to start but it does not, you
r> may
>> have permission issues on the directory where FB is installed.
r> Make
>> sure that the directory (in my case /opt/firebird) is owned by
r> firebird.
>> Avi

r> i did a chkconfig --list and firebird wasnt present so i tried to add
r> it chkconfig --add and looked again and it didnt add
r> it /opt/firebird on the server is owned by firebird

r> :-(

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