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Re: Changing/Specifying Data Dir to postmaster Service

From: Mike G <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: CSN <cool_screen_name90001(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: PGSQL Cygwin <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Changing/Specifying Data Dir to postmaster Service
Date: 2004-08-27 03:33:09
Message-ID: 1093577589.3872.3.camel@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Hello,

You need to do an initdb and specify the directory you want to install /
start it in.  Of course you will have to backup your data first and then
restore the dump(s) after the initdb.  

Then you must also remove the postmaster service and re-install using
the new path etc.

HTH.

Mike


On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 20:24, CSN wrote:
> I installed the postmaster service using:
> 
> cygrunsrv --install postmaster --path
> /usr/bin/postmaster --args "-D /var/postgresql/data
> -i" --dep cygserver --termsig INT --user postgres
> --shutdown
> 
> How can I start it using another data directory?
> 
> Thanks,
> CSN
> 
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