> Mark Cannata wrote:
> >I've been trying to use Postgresql on Redhat Linux for a while now
> >no success.
> >I can't get the postmaster to start (I'm trying to start it as
> >I can't get initdb or createdb to run
> >the directory for pgsql is in /var/lib, is this the right directory?
> >I've read the postmaster man page and the documentation at the Postgres
> >site, but I can't seem to get anywhere.
become root , then:
The manual (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/admin/postmaster-start.htm) says
the above script would be "/etc/rc.d/init.d/postgres.init" but the above is
where it lives on my Redhat setup.
You wouldn't need to be root if you know what the postrgres user's password
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