HSODBC fails with error ORA-942 using FreeTDS 0.62 ODBC driver

(Doc ID 444552.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 23-Aug-2010

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
FreeTDS ODBC driver 0.62 fails with error:
SQL> select * from "sysdatabases"@sc_76;
select * from "sysdatabases"@sc_76
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
[Generic Connectivity Using ODBC]DRV_DescribeTable: Record sysdatabases has no
fields. Loading failed
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from SC_76


-- Steps To Reproduce:
Use FreeTDS ODBC driver 0.62 and select a valid SQL Server table.
Selects like select user from dual@sc_76 work fine.




Cause

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