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Re: BUG #5723: Can not start postgres after install

From: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Marcus <marcusbooster(at)mailinator(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5723: Can not start postgres after install
Date: 2010-10-25 23:54:30
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On 10/25/2010 10:50 PM, Marcus wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference:      5723
> Logged by:          Marcus
> Email address:      marcusbooster(at)mailinator(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 9.0.1
> Operating system:   Ubuntu 10.10
> Description:        Can not start postgres after install
> Details:
> A user installing from source to a local directory.
> Builds and installs fine, but panics when starting the server.
> uname -a:
> Linux myname 2.6.35-22-server #35-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 22:02:33 UTC 2010
> x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Tried on ext3 and ext4 filesystems.

You mean you've tried putting $HOME/var/pgsql on both ext3 and ext4?

> $HOME/opt/postgresql/bin/pg_ctl -D $HOME/var/pgsql/data start
> server starting
> LOG:  database system was shut down at 2010-10-25 01:09:49 EDT
> PANIC:  could not open file "pg_xlog/000000010000000000000000" (log file 0,
> segment 0): Invalid argument

What're the mount options used? The output of the "mount" command 
without arguments would be useful.

Craig Ringer

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