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Re: BUG #1549: initdb doesn't work

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Daniel van Eeden <daniel_e(at)dds(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1549: initdb doesn't work
Date: 2005-03-18 17:16:14
Message-ID: 200503181716.j2IHGEH12107@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Daniel van Eeden wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      1549
> Logged by:          Daniel van Eeden
> Email address:      daniel_e(at)dds(dot)nl
> PostgreSQL version: 8.0.1
> Operating system:   Debian GNU/Linux for SPARC (sarge)
> Description:        initdb doesn't work
> Details: 
> 
> creating template1 database in /opt/postgresql/data/base/1 ... FATAL: 
> semctl(10977333, 16, SETVAL, 536) failed: Invalid argument
> child process exited with exit code 1
> initdb: removing data directory "/opt/postgresql/data"

That is a problem with semaphores in your kernel.  Have you modified
your postgresql.conf from the default?  If so, you should read the
PostgreSQL documentation on how to modify your kernel for larger
settings.

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