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Re: Postgres 7.4.5 fails with Cygwin 1.5.18-1 (core dump)

From: Roland Walter <rwa(at)mosaic-ag(dot)com>
To: Antony <adb(at)teamware(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres 7.4.5 fails with Cygwin 1.5.18-1 (core dump)
Date: 2005-09-01 11:46:44
Message-ID: 4316EA24.6000001@mosaic-ag.com (view raw or flat)
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Antony schrieb:

> An old W2K installation now fails with core dump after postmaster.
> A new WXP installation fails in the same way.
> 
> Cygserver is running as a service and is started
> 
> Postmaster core dumps when run.
> 
> Running postmaster with debug gives:
> 
> bash-3.00$ postmaster -d 5
> DEBUG:  postmaster: PostmasterMain: initial environ dump:
> DEBUG:  -----------------------------------------
> DEBUG:          HOMEPATH=\Documents and Settings\adb
> DEBUG:          TERM=cygwin
> DEBUG:          PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER=x86 Family 15 Model 47 Stepping 2,
> AuthenticAMD
> DEBUG:          WINDIR=C:\WINDOWS
> DEBUG:          USERDOMAIN=ACONCAGUA
> DEBUG:          OS=Windows_NT
> DEBUG:          !::=::\
> DEBUG:          COMMONPROGRAMFILES=C:\Program Files\Common Files
> DEBUG:          PROCESSOR_LEVEL=15
> DEBUG:         
> PATH=/usr/bin:/cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32:/cygdrive/c/WINDOWS:
> /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/System32/Wbem:
> /cygdrive/c/Program Files/ATI Technologies/ATI Control Panel
> DEBUG:          FP_NO_HOST_CHECK=NO
> DEBUG:          PWD=/usr/bin
> DEBUG:          SYSTEMDRIVE=C:
> DEBUG:          CYGWIN=server ntsec tty
> DEBUG:          USERPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\adb
> DEBUG:          CLIENTNAME=Console
> DEBUG:          LOGONSERVER=\\ACONCAGUA
> DEBUG:          PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE=x86
> DEBUG:          !C:=C:\Documents and Settings\adb
> DEBUG:          SHLVL=1
> DEBUG:          HOME=/home/adb
> DEBUG:          PATHEXT=.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.sh
> DEBUG:          HOMEDRIVE=C:
> DEBUG:          PROMPT=$P$G
> DEBUG:          COMSPEC=C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe
> DEBUG:          TMP=/cygdrive/c/DOCUME~1/adb/LOCALS~1/Temp
> DEBUG:          SYSTEMROOT=C:\WINDOWS
> DEBUG:          LOGNAME=adb
> DEBUG:          PROCESSOR_REVISION=2f02
> DEBUG:          PGDATA=/var/postgresql/data
> DEBUG:          PROGRAMFILES=C:\Program Files
> DEBUG:          NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS=1
> DEBUG:          SESSIONNAME=Console
> DEBUG:          COMPUTERNAME=ACONCAGUA
> DEBUG:          _=/usr/bin/postmaster
> DEBUG:          TZ=FLEST-2FLEST-3,M3.5.0/3,M10.5.0/4
> 
> <a few other environ vars snipped>
> 
> DEBUG:  -----------------------------------------
> DEBUG:  searching PATH for executable
> DEBUG:  found "/usr/bin/postgres" using PATH
> DEBUG:  invoking IpcMemoryCreate(size=9469952)
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> 
> The sygserver log shows plenty of semctl ops, but no obvious errors.
> 
> I've used the default cygserver.conf, but have since played around with the
> settings.  By setting all the kern shm and sem settings to the max, the
> cygserver fails to start and then becomes unstoppable (as reported by
> someone else).
> 

This seems to be a problem of cygwin 1.5.18. Snapshots of the upcoming 
1.5.19 solved for some people on this list their problem to run 
PostgreSQL. See the mail from Jeff Lu from 2005-08-12.


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