Subject Re: how to install FB 1.5 on VIA C3 (i586, NOT i686 !!!)
Author Javier Soques
--- In, "Petr Jakes" <petr@...> wrote:
> Hi all.
> We need to install Firebird 1.5.x (1.5.3 available for download at
> on a Fedora Core 5 machine on VIA C3 (i586, NOT i686
> hardware.
> We failed using SuperServer i686 binary rpm (error - not i686
> machine), so we have used tarball and compat-libstdc33 and...
> succeeded. Firebird looks like it is running but we are not able to
> run some "complex" tests on it. So we would like to ask here if such a
> "installation" is correct (in other words: will the i686 version run
> on the i586/i386 VIA C3 hardware without problems ?)
> thanks for your comments
> Petr Jakes

Weird, I thought Via C3 were i686 compatible because I have a VIA Epia
motherboard with a C3(Nehemiah) CPU running Crux Linux i686
( Although I installed FirebirdSS
(FirebirdSS- with some problems with the
install script, I got it running. I didn't do extensive test but I was
able to connect from a Windows client using IBExpert.