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Re: What else can I do?

From: Bruno Unna <bruno(at)sac(dot)com(dot)mx>
To: Sergio Tirado Ochoa <stirado(at)campus(dot)gym(dot)itesm(dot)mx>
Cc: pgsql-questions(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-ayuda(at)tlali(dot)iztacala(dot)unam(dot)mx
Subject: Re: What else can I do?
Date: 1997-11-16 03:36:40
Message-ID: 346E6A48.A34F08EA@sac.com.mx (view raw or flat)
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Sergio Tirado Ochoa wrote:
> 
> STEP ONE
> 
> I installed Red Hat Linux release 4.2 (Biltmore) Kernel 2.0.30 on an i586
> on a brand new HP Vectra VL computer. I installed *everything*. I ended up
> with a brand new fat Unix server.
> 
> STEP TWO
> 
> I created the user pgsql, downloaded postgresql-6.2.1-2.i586.rpm and
> installed it.
> 
> STEP THREE
> 
> After rebooting I logged on as pgsql and tried to run postmaster. It
> complained and asked for cryptlib so I looked for it and found
> glibc-crypt-2.0.4-1.i386.rpm and installed it.
> 
> STEP FOUR
> 
> I logged on as pgsql and tried to run postmaster. It complained and asked
> for libc.so.6 so I looked for it, found it and installed it.
> 
> STEP FIVE
> 
> I logged on as pgsql and tried to run postmaster. It complained and asked
> for ld-linux.so.2 so I looked for it, found it and installed it.
> 
> STEP SIX
> 
> I logged on as pgsql and tried to run postmaster. It complained and told me
> "Segmentation fault (core dumped)".
> 
> What else can I do?
> 
> --
> I suggest error messages could be more friendly and instead of saying
> 
> postmaster: can't load library 'libcrypt.so.1'
> 
> they should say
> 
> postmaster: can't load library 'libcrypt.so.1', check
> /usr/doc/postgresql-6.2.1-2/findit.txt to see where you can find it
> 
> It would make our lives easier.
> 
> Maybe I'm asking for too much but the XMas spirit got to me already.
> 
> --
> Sergio Tirado Ochoa            mailto:stirado(at)campus(dot)gym(dot)itesm(dot)mx
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> This message is made with 100% recycled electrons

Maybe you may try compiling postgres yourself. That's what I've done 
in several machines and in them the server is running smoothly.

Best regards, merry christmas.  :)
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