On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 02:50:39PM -0700, Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> I noticed back in the archives around June that somebody was having a
> problem which I encountered running 7.3.4 on Cygwin, Win2K. I fixed
> it, so I thought I'd post the solution to the list, since I didn't
> notice it having been posted. Forgive me if it's already been solved
> before. :-)
Thanks for trying to help, but IMO your assessment is incorrect.
> The postmaster service fails to start, and the error message in
> /var/log/postmaster.log is:
> IpcSemaphoreInitialize: semctl(id=2, 0, SETVAL, 0) failed: Invalid
> LOG: startup process (pid 2532) exited with exit code 1
> LOG: aborting startup due to startup process failure
> What apparently happened is that the Win2K SCM had the wrong
> password for the "./postgres" user.
The above should cause a logon failure not a semctl() error.
> More specifically, the incantation that I went through which seemed
> to fix it:
> 1) Changed postmaster to log on as Local System, and attempt to
> start it. (Failed to start.)
> 2) Change postmaster back to logging on as "postgres", and re-type
> in the password for "postgres" in the provided box.
> 3) Start postmaster using "net start postmaster" in Cygwin.
I don't understand how the above would correct the semctl() problem.
Unless is somehow fixed the permissions on the cygipc files in /tmp...
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