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Re: Installer Error

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Installer Error
Date: 2004-09-13 08:13:34
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> Hello, I tried to install Postgresql 8.0 Beta on my Windows 
> 2003 box using the Beta2 Dev3 Installer from pgfoundry.  I 
> run this box headless and only connect to it via rdesktop, 
> which apparently the installer doesn't like.  I got the 
> following error:
> "The PostgreSQL Installer must be run on the system console!"
> Why must it be run from the console?  Can this be changed / fixed?

It must be run from teh console, because otherwise shared mem does not
work. Nobody has a clue as to why :'(

That said, since you run Windows 2003, youc an get around this. Just run

mstsc.exe /console

and then type in the name of your server in the box. That'll get you a
remote desktop to the console instead of a terminal server session.

Don't know what the equivalent is in rdesktop, but it would surprise me
if there wasn't one.


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