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Re: Recover postgres database

From: S Arvind <arvindwill(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: nalini <nalini(at)nic(dot)in>
Cc: pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Recover postgres database
Date: 2009-09-22 13:12:23
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Is the backup is made by pg_dump or copying the entire data folder?

-Arvind S

"Many of lifes failure are people who did not realize how close they were to
success when they gave up."
-Thomas Edison

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 5:01 PM, nalini <nalini(at)nic(dot)in> wrote:

>  I am unable to recover my data due hard disk errors. Although I am able
> to start the postgres service.
> even pgfsck fails after some. Any hope of recovery? Please let me know any
> thing that can be done.
> The server was located at user site and even the backups are not getting
> restored. I have more than one backup and none of them are working. They
> fail with the message somenumber.dat header missing or file missing.
> please help
> Nalini S. Nautiyal

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