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Re: Fixing "old version was found" error

From: Dragan Matic <mlists(at)panforma(dot)co(dot)yu>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Fixing "old version was found" error
Date: 2005-03-22 13:56:56
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Erase /var/lib/pgsql/data directory and all its subdirectories

Gordon A. Fox wrote:

> I just upgraded a machine to Fedora Core 3 and now on startup pgsql gives
> me the message "An old version of the database format was found" and
> refuses to start.
> I'm not entirely sure how to fix this (everything I've read says I
> should've taken some steps before the upgrade) but since the only 
> database
> on this machine was a sample one, I don't care if it's lost. Are there 
> files
> I can simply delete to make pgsql happy -- so we can actually start using
> it?
> Thanks.
> Gordon
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