Subject Re: [firebird-support] Immediate connection to server fails after startup
Author Helen Borrie
At 04:04 PM 25/01/2005 +0100, you wrote:

>I recently changed my computer and along with it the OS from W2K to XP Pro.
>An application that is started in the Autostart Folder connects to the FB
>server on the same maschine right at applications start. On the old PC with
>W2K, this worked
>without problems. On the new maschine I am getting the error
>"Unavailable Database".
>If I set the application to not to connect immediately and instead do it
>myself a few seconds after it started, connection is established w/o a
>Firebird.log does not yield anything exept that Guardian has started the
>Connection protocol is cpLocal, system restore of XP is switched off for the
>partition where the database sits.
>Firebird is SS Version 1.5.2
>Is it possible that the service is started to late and is therefore not yet
>ready when the application tries to connect?

Yes, that's exactly the problem. Windows makes its own decisions about
when to start services.