Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: connect errno 111
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:04 AM 26/08/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>Helen Borrie wrote:
> >Classic needs to have the xinetd daemon running to make remote server
> >connections. Doing ps -ax |grep xinetd will show you whether it is. If you
> >don't see an entry containing fields like xinetd -stayalive -reuse...etc.
> >then it's not running.
> >
> >
>Then it's not running. Neither ps nor netstat indicate that it is
>running. But:
>(This is all immediately after installing the FirebirdCS rpm on Fedora
>4, just today.)
>1. The /etc/xinetd.d/firebird file exists (containing "service
>2. The owner of the firebird directory and all of its contents,
>including employee.fdb, is firebird (user).
>3. I have the release notes open in front of me. The mystery is why
>this, from page 54, seems not to be the case, this time:
>"9. Starts the server/service. *Firebird* should *start* automatically
>in runlevel 2, 3 or 5".
>Neither immediately after the installation, nor after multiple reboots,
>has the service/ daemon been running.
OK, look (ls -l) in /etc/rc.d/init.d/ to see whether xinetd* is there.

Also make sure that you have the symlink init.d in /etc, pointing to

Also, would you please mention which rpm file you are installing from (its
whole name, please).