Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Two Versions of PostgreSQL Installed - How to uninstall one particular version

From: "Wang, Mary Y" <mary(dot)y(dot)wang(at)boeing(dot)com>
To: "pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Two Versions of PostgreSQL Installed - How to uninstall one particular version
Date: 2010-02-26 06:44:01
Message-ID: FA20D4C4FEBFD148B1C0CB09913825FC01EBE345E6@XCH-SW-06V.sw.nos.boeing.com (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-general
Hi,

I got this error:
"-bash-2.05b$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_ctl start
server starting
-bash-2.05b$ FATAL:  database files are incompatible with server
DETAIL:  The data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 7.3, which is not compatible with this version 8.3.8."

I think I must have two versions of Postgres installed.  How do I uninstall the 7.3 version?  Do I need to do a manual uninstall by removing Postgres related files from /usr/bin and etc?  Or is there an automatic way?  The problem is that I'm unclear what files need to be removed.  I think might also need to delete a file in the /etc/init.d directory.

I'm running on RHEL 3.9.

Thanks
Mary




Responses

pgsql-general by date

Next:From: A. KretschmerDate: 2010-02-26 07:04:26
Subject: Re: Two Versions of PostgreSQL Installed - How to uninstall one particular version
Previous:From: Wang, Mary YDate: 2010-02-26 05:25:11
Subject: Re: How to Output PSQL Errors to a Log File?

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group