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Re: initdb problem...

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
Cc: chris markiewicz <cmarkiew(at)commnav(dot)com>, <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <chris(dot)markiewicz(at)commnav(dot)com>
Subject: Re: initdb problem...
Date: 2001-04-12 22:53:05
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0104130051000.1148-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-ports
Jason Tishler writes:

> I think that I know what your problem is.  Did you forget to start the
> ipc-daemon?  This must be running whenever postmaster is running.
> Otherwise, initdb, postmaster, etc. will hang.

Isn't there some way this could behave more intelligently?  I would think
that if ipc-daemon isn't running then there is no SysV IPC and shmget() or
semget() should fail with some error.  Or it could die horribly, but not

Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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