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.
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:
> 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
> 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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