Subject Re: [firebird-support] How to stop the Firebird service on Linux
Author Milan Babuskov

Philippe Makowski 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.
> as root
> chkconfig --level 345 firebird off

correct me if I'm wrong, but chkconfig only manipulates the S* and K*
scripts in /etc/rc*.d directories. It is a correct way to do it for
SuperServer, but quite useless for the problem the OP is having: running
Classic via xinetd.

Milan Babuskov