Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 8.3

From: "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 8.3
Date: 2007-07-25 02:15:21
Message-ID: 00b801c7ce61$a852d9a0$9b0014ac@wbaus090 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
> I'm assuming the problem is because the PG_VERSION file in the data
> directory says 8.3, so I'm making a copy of the directory, changing that
> 8.2 and see if it will start with that.

Well that didn't work!
[postgres(at)stirling pgData-8.2]$ pg_ctl -o '-i' start
server starting
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []FATAL:  database files are incompatible with
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []DETAIL:  The database cluster was initialized
with PG_CONTROL_VERSION 831, but the server was compiled with
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []HINT:  It looks like you need to initdb.

*******************Confidentiality and Privilege Notice*******************

The material contained in this message is privileged and confidential to
the addressee.  If you are not the addressee indicated in this message or
responsible for delivery of the message to such person, you may not copy
or deliver this message to anyone, and you should destroy it and kindly
notify the sender by reply email.

Information in this message that does not relate to the official business
of Weatherbeeta must be treated as neither given nor endorsed by Weatherbeeta.
Weatherbeeta, its employees, contractors or associates shall not be liable
for direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from transmission of this
message or any attachments

THINK BEFORE YOU PRINT - Save paper if you don't really need to print this

In response to

pgsql-admin by date

Next:From: Peter KoczanDate: 2007-07-25 02:29:02
Subject: Re: "_" in a serach pattern
Previous:From: Phillip SmithDate: 2007-07-25 02:05:20
Subject: Data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 8.3

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group