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Re: [GENERAL] pg_class missing

From: "Patrick Welche" <prlw1(at)newn(dot)cam(dot)ac(dot)uk>
To: Phil(dot)Oelkers(at)experian(dot)com (Phil Oelkers)
Cc: pgsql-general(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] pg_class missing
Date: 1999-08-27 09:09:05
Message-ID: E11KI0P-0005De-00@quartz.newn.cam.ac.uk (view raw or flat)
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Phil Oelkers wrote:
> 
> I want to use postgresql.
> 
> The error message is:
> /usr/bin/postmaster does not find the database system
> 
> The problem seems to be:
>  file /var/lib/pgsql/base/template1/pg_class is missing.
> 
> in fact I can only find up to /var/lib/pgsgl/
> 
> How do I create the missing directories and file(s) ?
> 
> I installed RedHat Linux from Mandrake.

One thing: I would have expected pgsql/data/base/template1/pg_class
(extra "data") Does setting the environment variable "PGDATA" to
/var/lib/pgsql/data and running initdb help?

Cheers,

Patrick

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