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Re: problem with initlocation

From: Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
To: "Josef J(dot) Micka" <postgres(at)maylo(dot)cz>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problem with initlocation
Date: 2006-08-31 16:02:54
Message-ID: 1157040174.10490.53.camel@state.g2switchworks.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 10:05, Josef J. Micka wrote:
> i want to make database in another place and i'm unable to use 
> initlocation, and i don't know, what i'm doing wrong.
> 
> this is what i do, and i think it's correct.
> 
> www:/home/db/postgres$ su postgres
> postgres(at)www:/home/db/postgres$ ls -l
> total 12
> drwx------  6 postgres postgres 4096 Aug 31 14:59 data
> drwxr-xr-x  2 postgres postgres 4096 Aug 31 14:19 data-web
> drwx------  3 postgres postgres 4096 Oct 15  2004 dumpall
> postgres(at)www:/home/db/postgres$ /usr/lib/postgresql/bin/initlocation 
> /home/db/postgres/data-web/
> initlocation: cannot be run as root

What does the command whoami say right before you would run the
initlocation?

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