[unixODBC-support] mdbtools + unixODBC

Nick Gorham nick at easysoft.com
Tue Sep 7 00:00:33 BST 2004

S. Streltsov wrote:

> Dear users of unixODBC,
> I'm looking for your help. That something absolutely strange.
> I'm trying to combine mdbtools + unixODBC for further using by php (through 
> Apache) in order to have an access to MS Access database. It seems that  
> mdbtools works well because one the utility (gmb2) read database with out any 
> problems. 
> After that I'm trying to explore with DataManager my database and DataManager 
> see its name, but then I trying to open it, DataManager give following error 
> message : "[unixODBC] Could not find DSN in odbc.ini". These is my
> /etc/odbc.ini

I would us isql to get the ODBC interface to the driver working. Your 
ini files look ok (assuming the driver lib is called 
/usr/lib/libmdbodbc.so.0) I would try running with strace to see whats 

strace isql -v planeta 2>st.log

have a look in st.log and see if that shows what going wrong.

Nick Gorham
Easysoft Limited

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