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Re: Any W2K issues around odbc driver install?

From: Jeff Eckermann <jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: Fred Parkinson <FredP(at)abag(dot)ca(dot)gov>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Any W2K issues around odbc driver install?
Date: 2004-04-30 14:08:40
Message-ID: 20040430140840.18797.qmail@web20805.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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--- Chris Gamache <cgg007(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:
> AFAICT, not without re-coding... 
> 
> I wish it were so. My C: drive is very small, and
> logs expand to fill the space
> that they occupy with no regard for anything other
> than themselves. 
> 
> CG
> 
> --- Fred Parkinson <FredP(at)abag(dot)ca(dot)gov> wrote:
> > Postgres ODBC logging is hard coded to C: drive,
> but the Win2K box has no C:,
> > is there any way to request logginh to another
> drive letter?

Options:
1. Hack the psqlodbc source code and compile.
2. Mount a directory somewhere as C:

I suspect that 2 will be easier.

Take note of Chris's point about the logging chewing
up lots of space.

> > 
> > >>> Jeff Eckermann <jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com>
> 04/23/2004 7:47:41 AM >>>
> > --- Fred Parkinson <FredP(at)abag(dot)ca(dot)gov> wrote:
> > > Using odbc driver ver 7.02.00.05, I cannot
> install a
> > > file dsn on a win2k
> > > server running metaframe xp.
> > > 
> > > I get the error "A connection could not be made
> > > using the file
> > > datasource parameters entered"
> > 
> > That's not a server error; hard to tell whether
> it's a
> > driver error (I don't have the source readily
> > available to check), or an environment error.
> > 
> > I suggest you turn on logging in your DSN
> > configuration, and examine the logs to see what is
> > happening.  That will give you some clue about
> where
> > the error is happening, at least.
> > 
> > ISTR that there are some issues with using file
> DSNs
> > that don't apply to DSNs in general.  You may get
> a
> > clue about the source of your problem if you
> research
> > that.
> > 
> > > 
> > > The driver has been successfully installed on
> many
> > > WinXP machines
> > > "using the file datasource parameters entered"
> > > 
> > > As per a previous list suggestion, I used telnet
> to
> > > verify that the
> > > firewall is not interfering.
> > > 
> > > Any sugestions?
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > 
> > > Fred Parkinson
> > > Association of Basy Area Governments
> > > 
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