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Re: initdb fails

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Karin Kuehtreiber'" <a8804453(at)unet(dot)univie(dot)ac(dot)at>, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb fails
Date: 2001-11-07 09:58:29
Message-ID: AA30E7BCCA5C1D4E88A231900F8325C00C4A@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Karin Kuehtreiber [mailto:a8804453(at)unet(dot)univie(dot)ac(dot)at] 
> Sent: 07 November 2001 09:34
> To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [CYGWIN] initdb fails
> 
> 
> 
> Sucess. You can start the database server using: 
> /usr/bin/postmaster - D /usr/local/pgsql/data or 
> /usr/bin/pg_ctl  -D /usr/local/pgsql/data -l logfile"
> 
> When I then run postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data I get the 
> following messages:
> 
> "DEBUG: database system was shut down at 2001-11-07 09:08:14
> DEBUG: CheckPoint record at (0, 1563240)
> DEBUG: Redo record at (0, 1563240); Undo record at (0, 0); 
> Shutdown TRUE
> DEBUG: NextTransactionId: 615; Next0id: 18720
> DEBUG: database system is in production state"
> 
> so, and then nothing goes anymore. I tried it out both under 
> Win98 and Win 2000 and used cygipc 1.10-1 and the results 
> were the same. Can anybody help me??
> 

It sounds to me like it's working fine, it's just that the postmaster is
still attached to the terminal. Type adding a '&' (without the quotes) to
the command line to detach the process:

postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data &

Regards, Dave.

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