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Re: Newbie [CentOS 5.2] initdb

From: Daneel <dan(at)dan(dot)dan>
To: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Newbie [CentOS 5.2] initdb
Date: 2008-08-13 07:32:39
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jcvlz wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 10:44 AM, Raymond O'Donnell <rod(at)iol(dot)ie> wrote:
>> On 12/08/2008 15:11, Daneel wrote:
>>
>>> While going through
>>> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Detailed_installation_guides
>>> and typing
>>> service postgresql start
>>> as root I got
>>> "/var/lib/pgsql/data is missing. Use "service postgresql initdb" to
>>> initialize the cluster first."
>> You should re-post to the pgsql-general mailing list, as you're more likely
>> to get an answer there; this one is for PgAdmin.
>>
>> Ray.
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> 
> 
> Daneel,
> 
> I didn't see a post on another list, so I'm guessing you're still
> having problems.  I'm not sure which tut you were using from the wiki
> you linked to, but section section 15.1 in the doc sums up
> initialization, and the rest of chapter 15 explains what each command
> is doing.
> 
> My guess is that you still need to create the default postgres DB.
> 
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/installation.html
> 
> -jcvlz
> 
  Thank you both, I've post it on pgsql.general, any tips on the topic 
are welcome. I use 8.3.1 installed from RPM packages (only 3 necessary 
used: postgresql-libs, postgresql and postgresql-server).

Daneel

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