Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Running Firebird from a CD/DVD
Author Ann W. Harrison
Adam wrote:

> I know you can put a database into "read only" mode using either a
> flag in gbak, or using gfix. This allows you to store the fdb on a
> read only media such as CD-ROM. (IB6 OPGuide p111). From memory though
> the server itself has to be on a writable media, so I don't think
> embedded would work on a CD-ROM (if the fbembedded.dll was on the CD),
> but I can't tell you where I found that out.

I'm not in a position to test it at the moment, but I can't think why
firebird would have any more trouble running from a CD than any other
executable ... like an installer, for example.