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Re: Cygwin on Win98: initdb failed

From: "Mike G(dot)" <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: Christian Rank <christian(dot)rank(at)rz(dot)uni-passau(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Cygwin on Win98: initdb failed
Date: 2004-09-21 04:39:59
Message-ID: 20040921043959.GA22835@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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 Hi,
 
 Postgres hasn't worked on Win98 since Cygwin switched to cygserver for memory management instead of ipc_daemon.  I believe 7.4.3 was the version to require cygserver to run.
 
 Mike
> 
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 08:42:50AM +0200, Christian Rank wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'm trying to run the Cygwin version of PostgreSQL on Windows 98 SE.
> > During initdb, creation of the initial database cluster is aborted with
> > the message
> >         creating template1 database in /var/pgsql/data/base/1...
> > 	shmat(id=1179648) failed: invalid argument
> > 
> > The sequence of commands leading to this is as follows:
> > 
> >   mkdir /var/pgsql
> >   export CYGWIN=server
> >   /usr/bin/cygserver-config -n
> >   /usr/sbin/cygserver -E &
> >   mkdir /var/pgsql/data
> >   initdb -D /var/pgsql/data -E LATIN1
> > 
> > Software versions used:
> >   cygwin 1.5.11-1
> >   PostgreSQL 7.4.5-1
> >   Windows 98 Second Edition 4.10.2222 A
> > 
> > The same setup runs on Windows 2000 without problems. According to the
> > cygserver docs, it should run on Win98, too.
> > 
> > Does anybody know what's going wrong here?
> > 
> > Thanks in advance,
> > 	Christian
> > 
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