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Re: WAL recovery failure

From: "Albe Laurenz" <laurenz(dot)albe(at)wien(dot)gv(dot)at>
To: "Rick Dicaire *EXTERN*" <kritek(at)gmail(dot)com>,"Fujii Masao" <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: WAL recovery failure
Date: 2012-09-26 09:21:08
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Rick Dicaire wrote:
>> /staging/9.1/main/pg_xlog is really archive directory?
>> should be set to the command which copies the archived WAL files from
>> the archive area.
> Yes. This is the archive directory.

But according to what you wrote before you start the server
with -D /staging/9.1/main.
That means that /staging/9.1/main/pg_xlog contains the active
WAL files, right?

So the restore_command 'cp /staging/9.1/main/pg_xlog/%f "%p"'
would just try to cp the files onto themselves, right?

The WAL archive directory must be different from the
active WAL directory.  Check if that's your problem!

Laurenz Albe

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