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Re: Postgresql 8.0.3, symbolic link to /var/lib/pgsql/data/base

From: Jeffrey Tenny <jeffrey(dot)tenny(at)comcast(dot)net>
To: Jeffrey Tenny <jeffrey(dot)tenny(at)comcast(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgresql 8.0.3, symbolic link to /var/lib/pgsql/data/base
Date: 2005-09-28 21:17:33
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Sorry, I take that back.  The platform is Fedora Core 4, so SELinux may 
be a concern, though during the installation I selected all the minimal 
options for SELinux because I wasn't prepared to deal with it.

Apologies for the previous incorrect answer, I was typing it on a Redhat 
9 machine :-)


Jeffrey Tenny wrote:
> The platform is Redhat 9, so no SELinux.
> 
> Tom Lane wrote:
> 
>> Jeffrey Tenny <jeffrey(dot)tenny(at)comcast(dot)net> writes:
>>
>>> I'm trying to move my databases to another drive.
>>
>>
>>
>> On what platform?
>>
>> One theory that fits the available facts is that you're running on a
>> machine with SELinux enabled; the usual selinux policy forbids the
>> postmaster from accessing files outside /var/lib/pgsql.
>>
>>             regards, tom lane
>>
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