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Re: Workaround for bug #4608?

From: Robert Campbell <rrc7cz(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Rainer Bauer <usenet(at)munnin(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Workaround for bug #4608?
Date: 2009-04-22 15:29:40
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I have performed multiple installs and uninstalls on both drives with
different versions (8.3 and 8.4) in an attempt to get the install to
work correctly.

From the very beginning, and throughout the various
installs/versions/locations the error remained the same.




On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Rainer Bauer <usenet(at)munnin(dot)com> wrote:
> Robert Campbell wrote:
>
>>Okay here's where things get strange. I ran initdb and got this error:
>>
>>--------
>>C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\bin>initdb -D "C:\Program
>>Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\data"
>>The files belonging to this data... <text here>
>>
>>initdb: could not access directory "C:/Program
>>Files/PostgreSQL/8.3/data": No such file or directory
>
> Is this a typo or have you tried to install PostgreSQL twice, because upthread
> you wrote:
>
>>"postgres cannot access the server configuration file "E:/Program
>>Files/PostgreSQL/8.3/data/postgresql.conf": No such file or directory"
>>
>>"pg_ctl: PID file "E:/Program
>>Files/PostgreSQL/8.3/data/postmaster.pid" does not exist"
>
> Notice that one it's on drive C: and one on drive E:
>
> Rainer
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