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

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jeffrey Tenny <jeffrey(dot)tenny(at)comcast(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgresql 8.0.3, symbolic link to /var/lib/pgsql/data/base
Date: 2005-09-28 19:42:50
Message-ID: 8410.1127936570@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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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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