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Re: No suitable driver

From: Mathew Hreljac <mhreljac(at)borderware(dot)com>
To: Peter Mezzina <pmezzina(at)processintelligence(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: No suitable driver
Date: 2001-06-20 14:37:20
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This error occurs in JDBC when you don't register the driver in the JVM
before trying to use it.  You need this line before you can get a
connection from the database:

Class.forName( "org.postgresql.Driver" );  // Or substitute whatever driver
you are using...


Peter Mezzina wrote:

> I have Tomcat 3.2.1 and Postgres 7.0.3 running well in Solaris and I
> have installed the JDBC driver, jdbc7.0-1.2.jar, in both the
> <TOMCAT_HOME>/lib and a second directory off of the tomcat tree. With
> the jar file in the classpath the driver works fine from an application
> but produces the error "No suitable driver" when called from within a
> servlet. Having combed through the jdbc mailing list I have tried
> placing the jar file in the <TOMCAT_HOME>/lib (a restart of tomcat
> references the existence of the jar file in its output) and I have set
> the driver's path for wrapper.classpath in for the
> parameter wrapper.classpath and set the driver name for
> wrapper.bin.parameters.
> Is there anyone who might have some advise about whatelse needs to be
> done for this?
> -Peter Mezzina
> pmezzina(at)processintelligence(dot)com
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