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Re: postgres in windows xP

From: Juan Miguel <juanmime(at)ono(dot)com>
To: James Nyunt <jamesn(at)swiftdsl(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgres in windows xP
Date: 2004-11-25 19:57:35
Message-ID: 41A6392F.5070605@ono.com (view raw or flat)
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I suggest that you try with Postgresql 8. It's already in beta phase, 
but is Windows native, and does not need cygwin.
The performance of postgres with cygwin is poor.

> Hi
>
> I have been trying to get postgres in windows through cygwin. No 
> success yet. I followed all the instructions in postgresql-7.4.5 step 
> by step. But the last a few steps, particularly, in step 9, /cygrunsrv 
> –S postmaster / doesn’t work. I could not start postmaster as service 
> at all. I have added postgres to log on as service in secpol.msc. I 
> can also see postmaster in service, in postmaster’s property, log in 
> tab, I can also see postgres.
>
> Ok, here are a few messages, I got, I tried both commands cygrunsrv 
> and net start.
>
> When I run as admin user , who got admin right, I got these errors
>
> admin(at)laptop ~
>
> $ cygrunsrv -S postmaster
>
> cygrunsrv: Error starting a service: QueryServiceStatus: Win32 error 1062:
>
> The service has not been started.
>
> admin(at)laptop ~
>
> $ net start postmaster
>
> The postmaster service is starting.
>
> The postmaster service could not be started.
>
> A system error has occurred.
>
> System error 1067 has occurred.
>
> The process terminated unexpectedly.
>
> When I run as postgres user, who got limited right, I got these
>
> postgres(at)laptop ~
>
> $ cygrunsrv -S postmaster
>
> cygrunsrv: Error starting a service: OpenSCManager: Win32 error 5:
>
> Access is denied.
>
> postgres(at)laptop ~
>
> $ net start postmaster
>
> System error 5 has occurred.
>
> Access is denied.
>
> Any Help please,
>
> With many thanks
>
> James
>


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