Looks like your initdb went wrong, have you tryed a other location like
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 23:29:40 +1000, Daniel Secomb <dan(at)ds-d(dot)com> wrote:
> For some weird reason, when I typed in "postmaster -D
> it came back at me saying "postmaster: could not find the database
> ?????? Why is that so????
> Here's the whole thing:
> $ export CYGWIN=server
> $ /usr/sbin/cygserver &
>  792779
> $ 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... Broken pipe
> $ postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> postmaster: could not find the database system
> Expected to find it in the directory "/usr/local/pgsql/data",
> but could not open file "/usr/local/pgsql/data/global/pg_control": No
> or directory
> Any ideas anyone?
> Any help will be GREATLY appreciated!!
> Many, many thanks!!
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