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Re: Moving pg_xlog problem

From: Joost Kraaijeveld <J(dot)Kraaijeveld(at)Askesis(dot)nl>
To: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Pgsql-Admin (E-mail)" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Moving pg_xlog problem
Date: 2005-11-08 17:57:28
Message-ID: 1131472648.6025.15.camel@Panoramix (view raw or flat)
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Hi Jeff,

On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 09:11 -0800, Jeff Frost wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
> 
> >> Joost Kraaijeveld <J(dot)Kraaijeveld(at)Askesis(dot)nl> writes:
> >>> PANIC:  could not open file
> >>> "/var/lib/postgresql/8.0/main/pg_xlog/00000001.history": Permission
> >>> denied
> 
> So what happens if you do:
> 
> ls -l /var/lib/postgresql/8.0/main/pg_xlog/00000001.history
> 
> Can you post the output?
There is not a file with that name. Never has been. Not even with a
running version of PostgreSQL. The full listing of the directories
(edited a bit for readability, removed size, date and part of the
symlink for the certicate stuff):

Panoramix:/var/lib/postgresql/8.0/main# ls -al
total 36
drwx------   7 postgres postgres .
drwxr-xr-x   3 postgres postgres ..
drwx------  10 postgres postgres base
drwx------   2 postgres postgres global
drwx------   2 postgres postgres pg_clog
drwx------   2 postgres postgres pg_subtrans
drwx------   2 postgres postgres pg_tblspc
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres PG_VERSION
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root     pg_xlog -> /opt/pg_xlog
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres postmaster.opts
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root     root.crt -> /etc/postgre...
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root     server.crt -> /etc/postg...
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root     server.key -> /etc/postg...

Panoramix:/var/lib/postgresql/8.0/main# ls /opt/ -al
total 56
drwxrwxrw-  14 root     staff    .
drwxr-xr-x  22 root     root     ..
drwx------   3 postgres postgres pg_xlog

Panoramix:/var/lib/postgresql/8.0/main# ls /opt/pg_xlog/ -al
total 295284
drwx------   3 postgres postgres .
drwxrwxrw-  14 root     staff    ..
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A4
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A5
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A6
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A7
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A8
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000A9
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AA
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AB
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AC
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AD
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AE
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000AF
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B0
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B1
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B2
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B3
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B4
-rw-------   1 postgres postgres 0000000100000033000000B5
drw-------   2 postgres postgres archive_status



-- 
Groeten,

Joost Kraaijeveld
Askesis B.V.
Molukkenstraat 14
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e-mail: J(dot)Kraaijeveld(at)Askesis(dot)nl
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