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Old 02-01-2004, 03:29 PM   #1
purplecow
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Power failure, Firebird won't start


We had a nice power outage here, and I had a bunch of programs running of course, including Mozilla Firebird. Now when I try to start up firebird, it gives me this user profile dialog, when I try to select "default" it says that default is already running. Which is bollocks.
Is there a file somewhere I need to delete or something, or is the install botched?
 
Old 02-01-2004, 03:41 PM   #2
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I think the lock file is somewhere in the .firebird directory. Should be just called lock if I am not mistaken.
 
Old 02-01-2004, 04:32 PM   #3
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weeee! That did it.
It was a scary symlink that BLINKED in console! That's some trippy shit
 
  


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