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Re: postmaster crashes on start-up

From: "Petermann, Joachim (JP)" <jpetermann(at)dow(dot)com>
To: "'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postmaster crashes on start-up
Date: 2003-06-26 12:05:19
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Have you tried to delete IPC-related files located within /tmp before you started the "Cygwin IPC Daemon" ?


>Title: RE: [CYGWIN] postmaster crashes on start-up
>It could be some kind of permissions problem. 
>Are you running the ipc-daemon as the same user as postgresql?
>Did you install Just for me as a different user? 
>Maybe try cleaning out all the ipc file for /tmp. 
>- Stuart 
>P.S. Sorry for the format mangling the disclaimer adder forces on me :( 
>> -----Original Message----- 
>> From: Shmuel A. Kahn [mailto:Shmuel(at)Kam-motion(dot)com <mailto:Shmuel(at)Kam-motion(dot)com> ] 
>> Sent: 19 June 2003 10:26 
>> To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org 
>> Subject: [CYGWIN] postmaster crashes on start-up 
>> I just successfully installed postgres-ql on my Win-2K PC, 
>> with the following set-up: 
>> Windows-2000 
>> cygwin - 1.3.22-1 
>> postgresql - 7.3.3-1 
>> cygipc - 1.14-1 
>> cygipc runs as an automatic service. But every time I attempt 
>> to start the postmaster 
>> (as a service or) manually, it fails to run :-( 
>> postmaster -i -D /usr/share/postgresql/data & 
>> I get the following message: 
>> IpcSemaphoreInitialize: semctl(id=2, 0, SETVAL, 0) failed: Invalid 
>> argument 
>> LOG: startup process (pid 2472) exited with exit code 1 
>> LOG: aborting startup due to startup process failure 
>> What am I doing wrong :-( ?? 
>> (Yes this is a repeat email, no one answered the first) 
>> Shmuel Kahn 
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