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Re: trying to start postmaster

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Don Patou <pknoob(at)noos(dot)fr>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: trying to start postmaster
Date: 2003-04-26 15:45:55
Message-ID: 3783.1051371955@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Don Patou <pknoob(at)noos(dot)fr> writes:
> When I start postmaster it says it can't cd 
> to /var/lib/postgres which indeed doesn't exists. Do I need to create all 
> them myself or did I miss something?

You didn't run initdb.  See chapter three of the Admin Guide:
http://www.ca.postgresql.org/users-lounge/docs/7.3/postgres/runtime.html

			regards, tom lane


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