Subject Re: [firebird-support] How to stop the Firebird service on Linux
Author Philippe Makowski
max_nivek wrote:

> I'm somewhat embarrased to pose this question, but I am having some
> difficulty. I am running Firebird 1.5 on RedHat Enterprise and do not
> know how to halt just the Firebird database engine. Currently to halt
> the engine, I am having to stop the xinetd service (Firebird is an
> xinetd based service), which is not desirable.
> So, how do I simply stop the database engine only, such that it is no
> longer accepting connections? Thank you.
try :

as root
chkconfig --level 345 firebird off

and to see the firebird status :
chkconfig --list firebird