Subject Re: Newbie - Firebird installed but not running
Author Chris Kenworthy
Okay, thanks, that helps put things in perspective. I was thinking
in terms of a process that is always running, like with MS-SQL,
Oracle, or mysql.

Off to search for xinetd info that applies to eeepc and Xandros, I

--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@...>
> fb_inet_server (on Linux) won't be "running". There's nothing to
> "see" until a user connects to a database. When you make a
> connection to a database, then you will see a process of that
> name. And if you make another connection, you will see another
> process of that name....and so on.
> What you will need to do is have the xinetd daemon running.
> the installer will create the firebird script for you, it can't
> xinetd for you. And bear in mind also that the Quick Start Guides
> apply to the official Firebird builds, not necessarily to the
> and wonderfuls that third parties cook up for you.
> ./heLen