[unixODBC-support] Hieroglyphic error message

Nick Gorham nick at easysoft.com
Tue Aug 17 13:13:02 BST 2004


Philipp Igler wrote:
> 
> I've installed unixODBC Manager on an AIX server. I think I've 
> configured everything correct, because when I call up the isql 
> application, everything works properly. BUT...when I call up a PHP 
> script which includes an 'odbc_connect' statement, I got the error 
> message "*Warning*: odbc_connect(): SQL error: .Ø/ñý@‡(Òcd, SQL 
> state /ñý0/ñý€Òcd .Ø/ñý@‡(Òcd in SQLConnect in */html/cat_test.php* 
> on line *8*".
> 
> BUT, when I add "exec("export DB2INSTANCE=db2inst");" before the connect 
> statement, everything is very slow and nothing happens.
> 
> Can anybody help me?
> 
> Phil
> 

It looks like the data may be coming back as UNICODE, turn on ODBC 
tracing, restart the web server, try again, and see whats in the trace file.

-- 
Nick Gorham
Easysoft Limited



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