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Re: Installation problem "...The database cluster initialization failed.."

From: aerkain <aerkain(at)seznam(dot)cz>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installation problem "...The database cluster initialization failed.."
Date: 2009-01-11 20:32:30
Message-ID: 21403837.post@talk.nabble.com (view raw or flat)
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- It is Windows Vista Business.
- ..\PostgreSQL\8.3\data is existing and empty.
- during uninstallation postgre has reported an error: unable to stop
service
- I have deleted PostgreSQL directiory (after uninstall), but when I try to
install it still display message that "The database cluster initialisation
failed."


Dave Page-7 wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:02 AM, aerkain <aerkain(at)seznam(dot)cz> wrote:
>>
>> Ok, Ive found it.
> 
> It appears that initdb itself is failing. Is the data directory you
> are trying to use an existing (but empty) directory? If so, please try
> deleting it and re-installing.
> 
> Also, what OS is this exactly - vista?
> 
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