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Re: Data directory destroyed

From: "Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Leandro Fanzone <leandro(at)hasar(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Data directory destroyed
Date: 2001-01-23 14:56:45
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Leandro Fanzone wrote:
  >Due to a problem with the filesystem, my "data" directory was thrashed.
  >I had to remove it completely. Now the postmaster doesn't start. How do
  >I recreate the data directory? I have the dumps for psql to create the
  >databases, but I need postmaster running. What can I do?

Run initdb to create the database structure.  The postmaster needs the
database to exist before it can start.

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