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Re: initdb problem

From: "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb problem
Date: 2007-06-21 05:15:49
Message-ID: 011901c7b3c3$3ad68380$9b0014ac@wbaus090 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
So did initdb execute without errors after you changed the home directory?

It looks like your postgresql.conf file is pointing Postgres to log to a
directory / file that the Postgres user doesn't have permission to write to.


-----Original Message-----
From: pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Joe Barwell
Sent: Thursday, 21 June 2007 14:50
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] initdb problem

acorn$ sudo su postgres -c 'pg_ctl start -l logfile -D
sh: line 1: logfile: Permission denied
server starting

acorn$ postgres
postgres cannot access the server configuration file
"/Library/PostgreSQL8/data:/postgresql.conf": No such file
or directory

Surely initdb should have created the configure file?

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