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Re: can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo

From: Guido Barosio <gbarosio(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tsirkin Evgeny <tsurkin(at)mail(dot)jct(dot)ac(dot)il>
Cc: Andy <frum(at)ar-sd(dot)net>, guo weidong <gwd1122331(at)yahoo(dot)com>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo
Date: 2005-07-20 21:58:06
Message-ID: f7f6b4c705072014584e515506@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Those PG* parameters are env things, that you should export in your profile, 
and that's why
the postgresql.conf is not a valid .conf file. 
 Move them out the conf file, read about ...bash? and the manual page 
regarding administration / installation of postgresql.
 Regards,
Guido

 On 7/20/05, Tsirkin Evgeny <tsurkin(at)mail(dot)jct(dot)ac(dot)il> wrote: 
> 
> 
> Just guessing :
> The guy probably posted a conf file used by gentoo internaly NOT
> /var/lib/pgsql/data/postgresql.conf .
> 
> Andy wrote:
> 
> > # PostgreSQL's Database Directory
> > PGDATA=/var/lib/postgresql/data
> >
> > Is this all you have in the postgresql.conf file??? That file is
> > usually full with settings(most of them optional) but still...
> > Are u sure?
> >
> > Andy.
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "guo weidong" <gwd1122331(at)yahoo(dot)com>
> > To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 6:30 AM
> > Subject: [ADMIN] can not start the postgresql, i use gentoo
> >
> >
> >> I can not run start the postgresql service, and spent
> >> several days can not solve the problem. thanks for
> >> anyone who can help me .
> >> :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
> >> /etc/init.d/postgresql start
> >> * Starting PostgreSQL ...
> >> * Please see log file:
> >> /var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.log [ !! ]
> >>
> >> and my postgresql.log is
> >>
> >> FATAL: syntax error in file
> >> "/var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.conf" line 2,
> >> near token "/"
> >>
> >> I dont'n know what is wrong with the postgresql.conf
> >>
> >> Here is the config file
> >> postgresql.conf
> >>
> >> # PostgreSQL's Database Directory
> >> PGDATA=/var/lib/postgresql/data
> >>
> >> # Logfile path: (NOTE: This must be uid/gid owned by
> >> the value of $PGUSER!)
> >> PGLOG=/var/lib/postgresql/data/postgresql.log
> >>
> >> # Run the PostgreSQL user as:
> >> PGUSER=postgres
> >>
> >> # Extra options to run postmaster with.
> >> # If you want to enable TCP/IP for PostgreSQL, add -i
> >> to the following:
> >> PGOPTS="-N 1024 -B 2048 -i"
> >>
> >> #tcpip_socket = true
> >>
> >>
> >>
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