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Re: initdb failure

From: mike g <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: john(at)wilcherfamily(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb failure
Date: 2004-08-07 02:04:30
Message-ID: 1091844270.1112.6.camel@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-cygwin
Hello,

That would be because cygserver is not running or not included in your
path.

If you search the list a few folks have posted scripts which can be used
on XP Home to start the db.

Mike

On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 09:59, John Wilcher wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I received the following error after attempting to initialize the database
> within Cygwin.
> 
> selecting default shared_buffers... Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> Signal 12
> 50
> creating configuration files... ok
> creating template1 database in /user/local/pgsql/data/ba
> 
> initdb: failed
> initdb: removing data directory "/user/local/pgsql/data"
> 
> Any help is appreciated.  Here is my configuration dump:
> 
> $ cygcheck -s
> 
> Cygwin Configuration Diagnostics
> Current System Time: Fri Aug 06 10:48:18 2004
> 
> Windows XP Home Edition Ver 5.1 Build 2600
> 
> Path:   C:\cygwin\usr\local\bin
>         C:\cygwin\bin
>         C:\cygwin\bin
>         C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
>         c:\WINDOWS\system32
>         c:\WINDOWS
>         c:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem
>         c:\Program Files\PuTTY
>         c:\java\apache-ant-1.6.1\bin
>         c:\java\j2sdk1.4.2_04
>         .\
> 
> Output from C:\cygwin\bin\id.exe (nontsec)
> UID: 1006(John) GID: 513(None)
> 513(None)
> 
> Output from C:\cygwin\bin\id.exe (ntsec)
> UID: 1006(John) GID: 513(None)
> 0(root)              513(None)
> 544(Administrators)  545(Users)
> 
> SysDir: C:\WINDOWS\System32
> WinDir: C:\WINDOWS
> 
> HOME = `C:\cygwin\home\John'
> MAKE_MODE = `unix'
> PWD = `/home/John'
> USER = `John'
> 
> Use `-r' to scan registry
> 
> c:  hd  NTFS   28576Mb  28% CP CS UN PA FC
> d:  hd  FAT       62Mb  67% CP    UN           FLASH DISK
> e:  cd           N/A    N/A
> 
> C:\cygwin      /          system  binmode
> C:\cygwin/bin  /usr/bin   system  binmode
> C:\cygwin/lib  /usr/lib   system  binmode
> .              /cygdrive  system  binmode,cygdrive
> 
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\awk.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\cat.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\cp.exe
> Not Found: cpp (good!)
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\find.exe
> Not Found: gcc
> Not Found: gdb
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\grep.exe
> Not Found: ld
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\ls.exe
> Not Found: make
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\mv.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\rm.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\sed.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\sh.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\tar.exe
> 
>    61k 2003/08/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygbz2-1.dll
>     7k 2003/10/19 C:\cygwin\bin\cygcrypt-0.dll
>   841k 2004/03/17 C:\cygwin\bin\cygcrypto-0.9.7.dll
>    45k 2001/04/25 C:\cygwin\bin\cygform5.dll
>    35k 2002/01/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygform6.dll
>    48k 2003/08/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygform7.dll
>    28k 2003/07/20 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggdbm-3.dll
>    30k 2003/08/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggdbm-4.dll
>    19k 2003/03/22 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggdbm.dll
>    15k 2003/07/20 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggdbm_compat-3.dll
>    15k 2003/08/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggdbm_compat-4.dll
>   107k 2004/07/06 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggettextlib-0-14-1.dll
>    17k 2004/07/06 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggettextpo-0.dll
>   190k 2004/07/06 C:\cygwin\bin\cyggettextsrc-0-14-1.dll
>    17k 2001/06/28 C:\cygwin\bin\cyghistory4.dll
>    29k 2003/08/10 C:\cygwin\bin\cyghistory5.dll
>   991k 2004/07/06 C:\cygwin\bin\cygiconv-2.dll
>    22k 2001/12/13 C:\cygwin\bin\cygintl-1.dll
>    37k 2003/08/10 C:\cygwin\bin\cygintl-2.dll
>    54k 2004/07/06 C:\cygwin\bin\cygintl-3.dll
>    26k 2001/04/25 C:\cygwin\bin\cygmenu5.dll
>    20k 2002/01/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygmenu6.dll
>    29k 2003/08/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygmenu7.dll
>   156k 2001/04/25 C:\cygwin\bin\cygncurses++5.dll
>   175k 2002/01/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygncurses++6.dll
>   226k 2001/04/25 C:\cygwin\bin\cygncurses5.dll
>   202k 2002/01/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygncurses6.dll
>   224k 2003/08/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygncurses7.dll
>    15k 2001/04/25 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpanel5.dll
>    12k 2002/01/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpanel6.dll
>    19k 2003/08/09 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpanel7.dll
>    62k 2003/12/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpcre-0.dll
>    63k 2003/04/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpcre.dll
>     9k 2003/12/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpcreposix-0.dll
>    61k 2003/04/11 C:\cygwin\bin\cygpcreposix.dll
>   108k 2001/06/28 C:\cygwin\bin\cygreadline4.dll
>   148k 2003/08/10 C:\cygwin\bin\cygreadline5.dll
>   171k 2004/03/17 C:\cygwin\bin\cygssl-0.9.7.dll
>    61k 2003/12/04 C:\cygwin\bin\cygz.dll
>  1126k 2004/05/26 C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll
>     Cygwin DLL version info:
>         DLL version: 1.5.10
>         DLL epoch: 19
>         DLL bad signal mask: 19005
>         DLL old termios: 5
>         DLL malloc env: 28
>         API major: 0
>         API minor: 116
>         Shared data: 4
>         DLL identifier: cygwin1
>         Mount registry: 2
>         Cygnus registry name: Cygnus Solutions
>         Cygwin registry name: Cygwin
>         Program options name: Program Options
>         Cygwin mount registry name: mounts v2
>         Cygdrive flags: cygdrive flags
>         Cygdrive prefix: cygdrive prefix
>         Cygdrive default prefix:
>         Build date: Tue May 25 22:07:00 EDT 2004
>         CVS tag: cr-0x5e6
>         Shared id: cygwin1S4
> 
> 
> Cygwin Package Information
> Package              Version
> _update-info-dir     00227-1
> ash                  20040127-1
> base-files           2.6-1
> base-passwd          1.1-1
> bash                 2.05b-16
> bzip2                1.0.2-5
> crypt                1.1-1
> cygrunsrv            1.0-1
> cygwin               1.5.10-3
> diffutils            2.8.7-1
> editrights           1.01-1
> fileutils            4.1-2
> findutils            4.1.7-4
> gawk                 3.1.4-3
> gdbm                 1.8.3-7
> grep                 2.5-1
> groff                1.18.1-2
> gzip                 1.3.5-1
> less                 381-1
> libbz2_1             1.0.2-5
> libgdbm              1.8.0-5
> libgdbm-devel        1.8.3-7
> libgdbm3             1.8.3-3
> libgdbm4             1.8.3-7
> libgettextpo0        0.14.1-1
> libiconv2            1.9.2-1
> libintl1             0.10.40-1
> libintl2             0.12.1-3
> libintl3             0.14.1-1
> libncurses5          5.2-1
> libncurses6          5.2-8
> libncurses7          5.3-4
> libpcre              4.1-1
> libpcre0             4.5-1
> libreadline4         4.1-2
> libreadline5         4.3-5
> login                1.9-7
> man                  1.5k-3
> mktemp               1.5-3
> ncurses              5.3-4
> openssl              0.9.7d-1
> postgresql           7.4.3-1
> readline             4.3-5
> sed                  4.0.9-2
> sh-utils             2.0.15-4
> tar                  1.13.25-5
> termcap              20021106-2
> terminfo             5.3_20030726-1
> texinfo              4.2-4
> textutils            2.0.21-1
> which                1.5-2
> zlib                 1.2.1-1
> Use -h to see help about each section
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> John Wilcher
> 
> 
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