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Re: Installing version 8.4

From: Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Bob Pawley <rjpawley(at)shaw(dot)ca>
Cc: adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installing version 8.4
Date: 2010-05-30 17:16:04
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Hi Bob,


On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Bob Pawley <rjpawley(at)shaw(dot)ca> wrote:

>  Hi Ashesh
>
> Where would I find  initcluster.vbs ?
>
Installer calls initcluster.vbs after creating user.
I want to know the output of that script in the log file.

--
Ashesh Vashi

EnterpriseDB INDIA: www.enterprisedb.com

>
> Bob
>
>
>
>  *From:* Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
> *Sent:* Sunday, May 30, 2010 7:27 AM
> *To:* Bob Pawley <rjpawley(at)shaw(dot)ca>
> *Cc:* adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com ; pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> *Subject:* Re: [GENERAL] Installing version 8.4
>
> Hi Bob,
>
> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Bob Pawley <rjpawley(at)shaw(dot)ca> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the vote of confidence Adrian.
>>
>> However, being 2 months shy of 68, there may be enough time left for me to
>> continue learning PostgreSQL/PostGIS and Delphi to accomplish what I want to
>> accomplish.
>>
>> I don't feel I should divert time to researching the intricacies of
>> PostgreSQL installation. That's why I am asking the experts for help.
>>
>> If anyone has some thoughts or suggestions the log is REALLY below in this
>> e-mail.
>>
>> The first 90% of the log is the installation prep and unpacking the
>> different elements showing no problems until - (the first problem appears to
>> be -- "Starting the database server...
>> Executing cscript //NoLogo "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\installer\server\startserver.vbs" postgresql-8.4
>> Script exit code: 1"
>>
>> - but I have no idea what this actually means.)
>>
>>
>> Script output:
>> User account 'DESKTOP\postgres' already exists.
>> User 'DESKTOP\postgres' already member of 'Users' group.
>> C:\PROGRA~1\POSTGR~2\8.4SS\INSTAL~1\server\CREATE~1.EXE ran to completion
>>
>> Script stderr:
>>
>>
>> Configuring database server startup...
>> Executing cscript //NoLogo "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\installer\server\startupcfg.vbs" 8.4 "postgres"
>> "****" "C:\Program Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS" "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\data" "postgresql-8.4"
>> Script exit code: 0
>>
>> Script output:
>> Start DoCmd("C:\Program Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\bin\pg_ctl.exe" register
>> -N postgresql-8.4 -U postgres -P "postgres" -D "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\data" -w)...
>> startupcfg.vbs ran to completion
>>
>> Script stderr:
>>
>>
>> Creating menu shortcuts...
>> Executing cscript //NoLogo "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\installer\server\createshortcuts.vbs" 8.4
>> "postgres" 5432 "Postgres Plus Standard Server 8.4" "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS" "C:\Program Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\data"
>> "postgresql-8.4"
>> Script exit code: 0
>>
>> Script output:
>> Start FixupFile(C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\scripts\serverctl.vbs)...
>>  Opening file for reading...
>>  Closing file (reading)...
>>  Replacing placeholders...
>>  Opening file for writing...
>>  Closing file...
>>  End FixupFile()...
>> Start FixupFile(C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\scripts\runpsql.bat)...
>>  Opening file for reading...
>>  Closing file (reading)...
>>  Replacing placeholders...
>>  Opening file for writing...
>>  Closing file...
>>  End FixupFile()...
>> createshortcuts.vbs ran to completion
>>
>> Script stderr:
>>
>>
>> Starting the database server...
>> Executing cscript //NoLogo "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\installer\server\startserver.vbs" postgresql-8.4
>> Script exit code: 1
>>
>> Script output:
>> Starting postgresql-8.4
>> Failed to start the database server (15)
>
>
> This suggests that - it failed to start the postgresql server.
> But, I would love you see -what is the output after of initcluster.vbs
> script.
>
> You won't find output of initcluster.vbs, if you're using existing data
> directory.
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Ashesh Vashi
> EnterpriseDB INDIA: Enterprise Postgres Company<http://www.enterprisedb.com>
>
>
>> Script stderr:
>> Program ended with an error exit code
>>
>> Error running cscript //NoLogo "C:\Program
>> Files\PostgresPlus\8.4SS\installer\server\startserver.vbs" postgresql-8.4 :
>> Program ended with an error exit code
>> Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete correctly
>> Failed to start the database server.
>> Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete correctly
>> Failed to start the database server.
>> Creating Uninstaller
>> Creating uninstaller 25%
>> Creating uninstaller 50%
>> Creating uninstaller 75%
>> Creating uninstaller 100%
>> Installation completed
>> Log finished 05/29/10 at 15:37:22
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Adrian Klaver" <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>
>> Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2010 4:35 PM
>> To: "Bob Pawley" <rjpawley(at)shaw(dot)ca>
>> Cc: <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
>>
>> Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Installing version 8.4
>>
>>   On Saturday 29 May 2010 4:26:08 pm Bob Pawley wrote:
>>>
>>>> Found it in XP it doesn't seem to exist in Windows 7. I can't even find
>>>> Doc
>>>> and Settings in 7.
>>>>
>>>> It's a large file. I'm not sure what is needed but here is the latter
>>>> part
>>>> of the file.
>>>>
>>>> Bob
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Actually I was thinking you might want to browse the file to see if
>>> anything
>>> stands out. Most of the issues I have seen on this list relative to
>>> Windows
>>> installs relate to permissions, so that would be a good place to start.
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Adrian Klaver
>>> adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com
>>>
>>
>>
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