torsdag 22. mars 2001, 11:21, skrev du :
> I too am a novice, runnining Postgresql over SuSe, can I ask if you have
> installed using Yast, or by rpm.
> Also have you isssued the 'initdb' command ?
> I believe that you have, the same problem that I ahd at the outset, and
Thinks so too!
> that was the lack of a true idiot's guide, to enable total novices a point
> from which to begin. I had many a fraught night, trawlling all
> documentation to find where I was going wrong to stumble on the solution.
This is something they should have made at SuSE I think
As you should have seen by now I have solved my problems; but your mail was
the one who explained the problem and the solutions best! Thanks!
>The command is as follows:-
> 'initdb postgres --pglb=/usr/lib/pgsql --pgdata=/var/lib/pgsql'
>This creates the template under the ownership of 'postgres' ( the user ).
>Ensure that you have a user created called 'postgres' or whatever, and
>that the user has a password, if you leave it as the daemon, there is no
>password allocated, and you are unable to log on as the owner.
>After that start postmaster, log on as 'postgres' the issue the command:-
> '/usr/bi/postmaster -iS -D /var/lib/pgsql'
>This starts postmaster with an IP connection on default port 5432.
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