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Re: Get error during initdb

From: George Weaver <gweaver(at)shaw(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org,Olaf Meding <OlafMeding(at)noSpam(dot)compuserve(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Get error during initdb
Date: 2004-01-12 03:28:47
Message-ID: 00b801c3d8bc$30c95ce0$6400a8c0@Dell4500 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice

Check out the following readme for assistance with this problem:

You need to make sure that you are using the right version of cygipc, that
it is running, and that you have set the file permissions correctly.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Olaf Meding" <OlafMeding(at)noSpam(dot)compuserve(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 11:44 AM
Subject: [NOVICE] Get error during initdb

> Any suggestions as to why I can not initialize the database (see error
> below) are greatly appreciated.
> I am new to PostgreSQL.  I am using W2K, Cygwin, and within Cygwin
> PostgreSQL 7.4.1-2.
> Olaf
> omeding(at)santorini ~
> $ initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user
> This user must also own the server process.
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.
> creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data... ok
> creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/base... ok
> creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/global... ok
> creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_xlog... ok
> creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_clog... ok
> selecting default max_connections... 10
> selecting default shared_buffers... 50
> creating configuration files... ok
> creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1... FATAL:
> not create shared memory segment: Function not implemented
> DETAIL:  Failed system call was shmget(key=1, size=1081344, 03600).
> initdb: failed
> initdb: removing data directory "/usr/local/pgsql/data"
> omeding(at)santorini ~
> $
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 9: the planner will ignore your desire to choose an index scan if your
>       joining column's datatypes do not match

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