Subject Re: Firebird Help!
Author john_t_g12345
--- In, "Jeffrey Bradley"
<jeff_bradley@...> wrote:
> --- In, "john_t_g12345"
> <john_t_g12345@> wrote:
> >
> > Could I please have some help? I need to install Firebird on my box
> > (running Mandriva Linux), but something went wrong. I tried installing
> > Firebird 2.X CS, and it installed and showed up in my system
> > configuration, but always showed as "Stopped". I tried to start it,
> > but it wouldn't work.
> > I tried rebooting, since it was set to start up at boot. In the
> > verbose listing, it said Firebird was successfully loaded, but when
> > Linux was done booting up, it was apparently constantly "stopped"
> > again, a status which wouldn't change no matter what I did.
> > So I uninstalled this and tried Firebird 2.X SS, which did exactly the
> > same thing.
> > After this I tried all the available versions for Linux and all these
> > other ones would start installing, freeze for a second (at the
> > installation progress screen) and then say, "Installed!" but never
> > showed up at all anywhere on the computer.
> >
> > Long story short, no versions of Firebird will work properly! Is there
> > any help I can get, any suggestions?
> >
> What version of Mandriva? Did you download the install from the
> Firebird site or did you use Mandriva's Management Console? I have
> succesfully installed Firebird on Mandrake 10.1, Mandriva 2006, and
> Mandriva 2007. Mandriva 2007 is the only one I have been able to
> install from the MMC - all others I ended up downloading from the
> Firebird site.

I'm running Mandriva Server, and I got all of the Firebird
installations from the Firebird site.