error in jsp,How to correct it

Hi all

I am new to jsp

Now i  tested one simple jsp with jdbc program

<%@ page language = "java" import ="java.sql.*" %>
<html>
<body>
<%

connection con = null;

try
{
      Class.forName("sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver");
      con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:odbc:ss","sa","");
      Statement st = con.createStatement();
      ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("select * from Counter");
      %
            <table border =2>
            <%
            while(rs.next())
      {
            %>
            <tr>
            <td><%= rs.getString(1)%></td>

            <td><%= rs.getString(2)%></td>

            <td><%= rs.getString(3)%></td>

            </tr>

            <%
      }
            %>
            </table>
            <%
}
            catch(Exception d)
            {
                  out.println("can not display the records");

            }
            %>
            </body>
            </html>

please correct my program

then i have   ms access database, i create data source called ss
i didnt create any username and password .check my connection coding also

the error report is

org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP

An error occurred at line: -1 in the jsp file: null

Generated servlet error:
    [javac] Since fork is true, ignoring compiler setting.
    [javac] Compiling 1 source file
    [javac] Since fork is true, ignoring compiler setting.
    [javac] C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Tomcat 4.1\work\Standalone\localhost\_\simplejdbc_jsp.java:55: illegal start of expression
    [javac]       %
    [javac]         ^
    [javac] 1 error



      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.javacError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:130)
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.javacError(ErrorDispatcher.java:293)
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.generateClass(Compiler.java:353)
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:370)
      at org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:473)
      at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:190)
      at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:295)
      at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:241)
      at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:853)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:247)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:193)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:256)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:643)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:480)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.invoke(ContainerBase.java:995)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:643)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:480)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.invoke(ContainerBase.java:995)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.invoke(StandardContext.java:2415)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:180)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:643)
      at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorDispatcherValve.invoke(ErrorDispatcherValve.java:171)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:641)
      at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:172)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:641)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:480)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.invoke(ContainerBase.java:995)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:174)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline$StandardPipelineValveContext.invokeNext(StandardPipeline.java:643)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:480)
      at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.invoke(ContainerBase.java:995)
      at org.apache.coyote.tomcat4.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:223)
      at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:594)
      at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:392)
      at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.TcpWorkerThread.runIt(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:565)
      at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:619)
      at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)



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Manikandan ThiagarajanSenior consultantAsked:
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TimYatesCommented:
1)

    connection con = null;

"Connection" has a captial C:

    Connection con = null ;

2)

     ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("select * from Counter");
     %

You mean:

     ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("select * from Counter");
     %>

(missing >)

Tim

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radarshCommented:
Hi stmani2005,

Remove the % symbol and put a %>

>>Statement st = con.createStatement();
>>     ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("select * from Counter");
>>>>     %
>>          <table border =2>
>>          <%

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