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Re: odd initdb.exe failure on windows

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Steve McWilliams" <smcwilliams(at)EmprisaNetworks(dot)com>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: odd initdb.exe failure on windows
Date: 2005-03-11 21:48:32
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE476ACA@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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>I am seeing an odd failure of initdb.exe (postgres 8.0.1) on 
>windows that
>I have not encountered before.  The output from initdb is:
>
>The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.
>
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/global ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/pg_xlog ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/pg_xlog/archive_status ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/pg_clog ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/pg_subtrans ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/base ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/base/1 ... ok
>creating directory D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/pg_tblspc ... ok
>selecting default max_connections ... 10
>selecting default shared_buffers ... 50
>creating configuration files ... ok
>creating template database in D:/E-NetAware-Data/db/base/1 ... FATAL: 
>could not create shared memory segment: No such file or directory
>DETAIL:  Failed system call was shmget(key=1, size=1163264, 03600).
>child process was terminated by signal 1
>initdb: failed
>initdb: removing data directory "D:/E-NetAware-Data/db"

Are you by any chance running this through terminal services? This looks
just like the error message you get if you try that.


//Magnus

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