On Sun, Jun 17, 2007 at 09:45:28PM +0000, Alvaro wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference: 3390
> Logged by: Alvaro
> Email address: alvaroag(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.2.4
> Operating system: Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64
> Description: initdb fails on install
> I'm trying to install postgres using the MSI Installer. Everything goes
> normal until it starts to initialize the database(intdb). It shows this
> Failed to run initdb: 1!
> Please see the logfile in 'C:\Program Files
> Note! You must read/copy this logfile before you click OK, or it will be
> automatically removed.
> And then it rolls back the setup.
> When I check the logfile, it says:
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user
> This user must also own the server process.
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.
> fixing permissions on existing directory C:/Program Files
> (x86)/PostgreSQL/8.2/data ... ok
> creating subdirectories ... initdb: could not create directory "C:/Program
> Files (x86)": File exists
> initdb: removing contents of data directory "C:/Program Files
> I can also send the installation log. if someone tells me where to send it.
Please look at the FAQ, question 3.4
(http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs.FAQ_windows.html#3.4), and make sure
you have the correct perms.
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