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Re: Installing Postgres

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Campbell, Lance" <lance(at)uiuc(dot)edu>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installing Postgres
Date: 2007-08-23 17:42:50
Message-ID: 9644.1187890970@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Campbell, Lance wrote:
>> As I stated in my original email I know I can install the database in a
>> subdirectory of /abc/def/pgsql_data.  I know that.

> You can not install into a mount point. That is your problem. That is
> what the lost+found is telling you, that it is a mount point. You *must*
> install into a directory on the mount point.

Right.  If the mount directory isn't root-owned, it *should* be ---
your sysadmin erred by making it postgres-owned.  The correct
configuration is root-owned mount point, root-owned lost+found under it,
also postgres-owned data directory under it.

			regards, tom lane

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