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Re: BUG #4691: Installation error

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Gregory Clark" <gregwillclark(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4691: Installation error
Date: 2009-03-04 21:32:26
Message-ID: 7238.1236202346@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Gregory Clark" <gregwillclark(at)hotmail(dot)com> writes:
> I get an error when trying to install Postgre Database Server 8.1.The Error
> is "Failed to run initdb: 1!

Why are you trying to install 8.1?  We don't support that on Windows
anymore, for good and sufficient reasons.

> creating directory C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.1/data/pg_tblspc ... ok
> selecting default max_connections ... The system cannot find the file
> specified.
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> 10
> selecting default shared_buffers ... The system cannot find the file
> specified.

It sorta looks like you are missing postgres.exe.  But it's hard to
imagine why you'd have initdb and not that --- maybe a permissions
problem?

			regards, tom lane

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