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Re: postmaster crashes on start-up

From: "Henshall, Stuart - Design & Print" <SHenshall(at)westcountry-design-print(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Shmuel A(dot) Kahn'" <Shmuel(at)Kam-motion(dot)com>,pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postmaster crashes on start-up
Date: 2003-06-19 09:31:47
Message-ID: E382B5D8EDE1D6118DBE0008C759BCD601EAAC2A@WCPEXCHANGE (view raw or flat)
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It could be some kind of permissions problem.
Are you running the ipc-daemon as the same user as postgresql?
Did you install Just for me as a different user?
Maybe try cleaning out all the ipc file for /tmp.
hth,
- Stuart
P.S. Sorry for the format mangling the disclaimer adder forces on me :(

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shmuel A. Kahn [mailto:Shmuel(at)Kam-motion(dot)com]
> Sent: 19 June 2003 10:26
> To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [CYGWIN] postmaster crashes on start-up
> 
> 
> I just successfully installed postgres-ql on my Win-2K PC, 
> with the following set-up:
> 
>   Windows-2000
>   cygwin     - 1.3.22-1
>   postgresql - 7.3.3-1
>   cygipc     - 1.14-1
> 
> cygipc runs as an automatic service. But every time I attempt 
> to start the postmaster 
> (as a service or) manually, it fails to run :-(
> 
> postmaster -i -D /usr/share/postgresql/data &
> 
> I get the following message:
> IpcSemaphoreInitialize: semctl(id=2, 0, SETVAL, 0) failed: Invalid 
> argument
> LOG:  startup process (pid 2472) exited with exit code 1
> LOG:  aborting startup due to startup process failure
> 
> What am I doing wrong :-( ?? 
> (Yes this is a repeat email, no one answered the first)
> 
> Shmuel Kahn
> 
> 
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