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Re: [ADMIN] initdb failing on a WARN:heap_modifytuple error

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, fran(at)primary(dot)net
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] initdb failing on a WARN:heap_modifytuple error
Date: 1998-05-21 02:40:28
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You have old binaries inthe path.

This is on the web site FAQ, but not in the 6.3.2 FAQ, because it wasn't
an FAQ at that time.

> Hi all,
> Here is a transcript of what happened when I tried to run initdb on my
> system.  My system is Linux 2.0.32 Redhat 5.0 and I was installing Postgres
> 6.3.2
> I can't find any documentation on this particular error.  Thanks!
> -Fran
> postgres:src$ initdb
> initdb: using /usr/local/pgsql/lib/local1_template1.bki.source as input to
> creat
> e the template database.
> initdb: using /usr/local/pgsql/lib/global1.bki.source as input to create
> the glo
> bal classes.
> initdb: using /usr/local/pgsql/lib/pg_hba.conf.sample as the host-based
> authenti
> cation control file.
> We are initializing the database system with username postgres (uid=100).
> This user will own all the files and must also own the server process.
> initdb: creating template database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/template1
> Running: postgres -boot -C -F -D/usr/local/pgsql/data -Q template1
> WARN:heap_modifytuple: repl is \ -9
> initdb: could not create template database
> initdb: cleaning up by wiping out /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/template1
> postgres:src 

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