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Re: can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo

From: "Andy" <frum(at)ar-sd(dot)net>
To: "guo weidong" <gwd1122331(at)yahoo(dot)com>,<pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo
Date: 2005-07-20 07:16:26
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# PostgreSQL's Database Directory
PGDATA=/var/lib/postgresql/data

Is this all you have in the postgresql.conf file??? That file is usually 
full with settings(most of them optional) but still...
Are u sure?

Andy.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "guo weidong" <gwd1122331(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 6:30 AM
Subject: [ADMIN] can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo


>I can not run start the postgresql service, and spent
> several days can not solve the problem. thanks for
> anyone who can help me .
> :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
> /etc/init.d/postgresql start
> * Starting PostgreSQL ...
> * Please see log file:
> /var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.log [ !! ]
>
> and my postgresql.log is
>
> FATAL: syntax error in file
> "/var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.conf" line 2,
> near token "/"
>
> I dont'n know what is wrong with the postgresql.conf
>
> Here is the config file
> postgresql.conf
>
> # PostgreSQL's Database Directory
> PGDATA=/var/lib/postgresql/data
>
> # Logfile path: (NOTE: This must be uid/gid owned by
> the value of $PGUSER!)
> PGLOG=/var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.log
>
> # Run the PostgreSQL user as:
> PGUSER=postgres
>
> # Extra options to run postmaster with.
> # If you want to enable TCP/IP for PostgreSQL, add -i
> to the following:
> PGOPTS="-N 1024 -B 2048 -i"
>
> #tcpip_socket = true
>
>
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