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Re: IpcSemaphoreCreate - detailed account

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Gregory D Dennis <gdennis(at)MIT(dot)EDU>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IpcSemaphoreCreate - detailed account
Date: 2003-02-10 14:00:27
Message-ID: 20030210140027.GG2408@tishler.net (view raw or flat)
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Greg,

On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 08:01:03AM -0500, Gregory D Dennis wrote:
> I am running on Windows XP.

Home or Pro.

> The given command
> 
>    ipc-daemon --install-as-service
> 
> did not work so i used instead

The above is bad.  Please report this to the Cygwin list.

>    cygrunsrv --install ipc-daemon --desc "CygWin IPC Daemon" --path
> /usr/local/bin/ipc-daemon --termsig INT --shutdown
> 
> i then started the ipc daemon
> 
>    net start ipc-daemon
> 
> and i can verify from the services window that it is in fact running.
> I created the postgres user with

Does ipctest work?  Especially, from the postgres account?  If not, then
PostgreSQL will not work too.

> still logged on as 'postgres', i tried to initialize the database
> 
>    initdb -D /usr/share/postgresql/data
> 
> and i received the following error:
> 
> [snip]
>
> IpcSemaphoreCreate: semget(key=1, num=17, 03600) failed: Function not 
> implemented
> 
>    initdb failed.

What is the output of the following command:

$ ls -ld /tmp /tmp/cygipc_? /tmp/MultiFile*
drwxrwxrwx+ 101 Administ None       188416 Feb 10 08:56 /tmp
-rw-rw-rw-    1 SYSTEM   SYSTEM    3916520 Jan 17 11:19 /tmp/MultiFileMsg
-rw-rw-rw-    1 SYSTEM   SYSTEM      22032 Jan 17 11:19 /tmp/MultiFileSem
-rw-rw-rw-    1 SYSTEM   SYSTEM     202768 Jan 17 11:19 /tmp/MultiFileShm
-rw-------    1 postgres None      1441792 Jan 13 16:30 /tmp/cygipc_0

Jason

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