Subject Re: [firebird-support] Running FB 1.5 and 2.0 on same box
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> I have FB 1.5 SS (installed as service) running and, folowing Paul
> Reeves very nice guide "Running two or more versions of Firebird
> simultaneously under Windows" (
> a=ibphoenix&s=1183518509:3070273&page=ibp_coexist) I got FB 2.0 and
> 2.1 running on this same box as applications.
> Everything is just fine -- well... almost! When using FB 2.1 command
> line tools I keep getting this error:
> 'can't format message 12:284 -- message system code -4'
> for any message it should display.
> this does not happen with FB 1.5 or 2.0 tools. only 2.1
> Is that a way to fix this ?

I'm not sure if it is related, but do you have the following file on
your box?


Btw, Firebird 2.1 added a new -name command-line switch for the instsvc
tool which allows you to specify a user-defined service name upen
service installation.

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer
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