ABBAS SHAKEEL wrote on 06.11.2009 18:51:
> Hello all
> Today due to some problems my windows crashed. I have unbuntu also
> installed on my system. I can access the C drive by mounting it in linux.
> I have tried to run windows in save mode and also many other options
> like replacing some dll files but none worked.
> Now some very important Databases was residing on my windows postgresql
> server. I dont want to loose them :(
> Can I take backup of those DB from Linux. As i can access the Postgresql
> folder from linux. Please suggest
No, you cannot just "copy" the data folder from Windows to Linux.
But if you can access the PG data directory, make a backup copy of it, re-install Windows and Postgres.
Then copy the backup of the data directory back to the Windows installation.
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