> Hello All
> I am trying to use the pginstaller to install on a Win2000
> machine. I do have NOD32 installed but as I notice in the FAQ
> there might be problems I have disabled it. I am running the
> install with all default options and my install fails when
> initdb tries to run. I get a PostgreSQL 8.0 popup box.
Please try to uninstall it. Disabling it often leaves some parts
running. And AV is a very common cause for this kind of errors.
> Failed to run initdb: 1!
> Please see the logfile in 'C:\Program
> That logfile gets down to
> creating template1 database in C:/Program
> files/PostgreSQL/8.0/data/base/1 ... Bad command or file name
> could not write to child process: Invalid argument
> initdb: removing contents of data directory "C:/Program
> I tried when beta 1 first came out to install PostgreSQL on a
> Win2000 computer and got similar errors and could never get
> to the bottom of the problem. I now need to get PostgreSQL
> working to support a customers application so am prepared to
> put a lot more time into debugging if anyone out there can help.
If you install without initdbing, can you then run initdb manually? (try
the above with uninstalling AV first, though..)
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