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Re: database cluster missing

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jose Calderon <jcalderon(at)nandk(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: database cluster missing
Date: 2007-11-26 22:10:26
Message-ID: 4338.1196115026@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jose Calderon <jcalderon(at)nandk(dot)com> writes:
> Hello I don't know where to start with this problem, so we do weekly 
> backups of our computers.  The hard drive of one of our computers stopped 
> working so we are trying to restore it.  We had an image of the hard drive 
> and used the latest backups.  Now I can start the database without a 
> problem but it doesn't list any of the databases we had on it.  Using 
> SELECT datname FROM pg_database ORDER BY datname returns no entries and 
> even if I connect using pgAdmin III I see no databases.

Vacuuming pg_database might help ... if so, you probably need
database-wide vacuums in all your databases.

			regards, tom lane

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