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Re: postgresql on windows 2000

From: Godshall Michael <Michael_Godshall(at)gmachs(dot)com>
To: "'raj_14_11(at)rec-all(dot)com'" <raj_14_11(at)rec-all(dot)com>,jason(at)tishler(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql on windows 2000
Date: 2003-09-09 17:33:25
Message-ID: A596FA3368757645AF862C701495CA0001B4453D@hor1mspmx01.gmachs.com (view raw or flat)
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Check your Event Viewer-> Application log.  There might be more information
about the error there.

Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: raj_14_11(at)rec-all(dot)com [mailto:raj_14_11(at)rec-all(dot)com]
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 11:45 PM
To: jason(at)tishler(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org; godsham(at)speakeasy(dot)net
Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] postgresql on windows 2000


Hi
i have tried all possibilities and followed all the instructions but when it
comes to start postmaster i get this 
********************************************
$ net start postmaster
The postmaster service is starting.
The postmaster service could not be started.

The service did not report an error.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3534.

$ NET HELPMSG 3534

The service did not report an error.


EXPLANATION

The service did not report an error.

ACTION

Try the task later. If the problem persists, contact your network
administrator.
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can anybody help me ?

>Mike,
>
>Please keep your replies on-list.
>
>On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 09:10:05PM -0500, Mike G wrote:
>> It sounds like the cygipc-daemon is running the wrong version.  The
>> instructions located in the
>>
readme(http://www.tishler.net/jason/software/postgresql/postgresql-7.3.3.REA
DME)
>> need to be updated.
>
>Have you seen the following?
>
>
http://www.tishler.net/jason/software/postgresql/postgresql-7.3.4.README
>
>> This is what it should read now:
>> 
>> The following is the NT services Cygwin PostgreSQL installation
>> procedure
>> (with footnotes designated by "[n]"):
>> 
>> 1. Install the cygipc ipc-daemon as a NT service:
>>     A)If you are upgrading from a version prior to 7.3.4-2
>>     shutdown the postmaster and cygipc services.
>>     close the service manager screen.
>>     # ipc-daemon --remove-as-service
>>     # ipc-daemon2 --install-as-service
>>     
>>     Next skip to step 4.
>> 
>>     B)If it is a fresh install
>>     # ipc-daemon2 --install-as-service
>> 
>> 2. Create the "postgres" user account:
>>    
>>     # net user postgres $password /add /fullname:postgres
>> /comment:'PostgreSQL user account' /homedir:"$(cygpath -w
>> /home/postgres)" # [11]
>>     # mkpasswd -l -u postgres >>/etc/passwd
>> 
>> 3. Grant the "postgres" user the "Log on as a service" user right:
>> 
>>     # cmd /c secpol.msc # [3] [4] [5] [12]
>> 
>> 4. Install postmaster as a NT service:
>>     A)If you are upgrading from a version prior to 7.3.4-2
>>     # cygrunsrv --remove postmaster
>>     # cygrunsrv --install postmaster --path /usr/bin/postmaster --args
>> "-D /usr/share/postgresql/data -i" --dep ipc-daemon --termsig INT --user
>> postgres --shutdown # [6]
>> 
>>     Skip to step 7.
>> 
>>     B)If you are doing a fresh install:
>>     # cygrunsrv --install postmaster --path /usr/bin/postmaster --args
>> "-D /usr/share/postgresql/data -i" --dep ipc-daemon --termsig INT --user
>> postgres --shutdown # [6]
>> 
>> 5. Create the PostgreSQL data directory:
>> 
>>     # mkdir /usr/share/postgresql/data
>> 
>> 6. Change ownership of the PostgreSQL data directory:
>> 
>>     # chown postgres /usr/share/postgresql/data # [10]
>> 
>> 7. Start the cygipc ipc-daemon:
>> 
>>     # net start ipc-daemon2 # [7]
>> 
>>    **If upgrading skip to step 9.
>> 
>> 8. Initialize PostgreSQL (*when running under the "postgres" account*):
>> 
>>     $ initdb -D /usr/share/postgresql/data
>> 
>> 9. Start postmaster:
>> 
>>     # net start postmaster # [7]
>> 
>> 10. Connect to PostgreSQL:
>> 
>>     # psql -U postgres template1 # [8] [9]
>> 
>> The following are the notes to the above:
>> 
>> [snip]
>
>Sorry, but I feel that my README is already too cluttered.  However, I
>will add an issue regarding upgrading from 7.3.4-1 or earlier.
>
>Thanks,
>Jason
>
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