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"initdb: failed" (invalid argument)?????????????

From: "Daniel Secomb" <dan(at)ds-d(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: "initdb: failed" (invalid argument)?????????????
Date: 2004-07-24 01:18:52
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For some weird reason, the initialization attempt has spat the dummy and
this is what it did:

$ export CYGWIN=server
$ /usr/sbin/cygserver &
[1] 686417
$ cygserver: Initialization complete. Waiting for requests.
initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data -W -E LATIN1
The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user "Daniel
This user must also own the server process.

The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.

creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data... ok
creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/base... ok
creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/global... ok
creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_xlog... ok
creating directory /usr/local/pgsql/data/pg_clog... ok
selecting default max_connections... 10
selecting default shared_buffers... 50
creating configuration files... ok
creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1... FATAL:
1179648> failed: Invalid argument

initdb: failed

Any reason why it has done this?

Any help will be GREATLY appreciated!!

Many, many thanks!!

Kind Regards,

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